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The Intimate Disruption

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March 22, 2020
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The Intimate Disruption

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  • [ENERGETIC MUSIC]
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  • [ENERGETIC MUSIC][MUSIC]
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  • - ERIC JOHNSON: ISN'T IT
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  • - ERIC JOHNSON: ISN'T ITINTERESTING THAT SOMETIMES WE
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  • INTERESTING THAT SOMETIMES WEGO TO GOD FOR THE WRONG REASONS
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  • GO TO GOD FOR THE WRONG REASONSBUT YET-- YET GOD MAY LOVE AND
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  • BUT YET-- YET GOD MAY LOVE ANDGOD EMBRACES YOU.
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  • GOD EMBRACES YOU.ISN'T IT INTERESTING THAT WE
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  • ISN'T IT INTERESTING THAT WELIKE, "WELL, THERE, NOW, HE'S
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  • LIKE, "WELL, THERE, NOW, HE'STESTING FULLY"?
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  • TESTING FULLY"?NAH, JUST LET 'EM GET INTO
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  • NAH, JUST LET 'EM GET INTOGOD'S EMBRACE, LET THE AGAPE
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  • GOD'S EMBRACE, LET THE AGAPELOVE OF GOD COVER THEM, AND, IN
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  • LOVE OF GOD COVER THEM, AND, INTHAT, THERE WILL BE FULL
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  • THAT, THERE WILL BE FULLREPENTANCE.
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  • - BILL JOHNSON: HI, I'M BILL
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  • - BILL JOHNSON: HI, I'M BILLJOHNSON, THE PASTOR AND LEADER
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  • JOHNSON, THE PASTOR AND LEADERHERE AT BETHEL, IN
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  • HERE AT BETHEL, INREDDING, CALIFORNIA.
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  • REDDING, CALIFORNIA.IT GIVES ME GREAT JOY TO
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  • IT GIVES ME GREAT JOY TOPARTNER WITH TBN, A LONGTIME
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  • PARTNER WITH TBN, A LONGTIMEFRIEND OF THE BETHEL FAMILY.
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  • FRIEND OF THE BETHEL FAMILY.WE ARE HONORED TO SHARE OUR
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  • WE ARE HONORED TO SHARE OURTEACHING, OUR WORSHIP, AND THE
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  • TEACHING, OUR WORSHIP, AND THEBETHEL CULTURE WITH YOU, HERE,
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  • BETHEL CULTURE WITH YOU, HERE,ON THE TBN NETWORK.
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  • ON THE TBN NETWORK.TOGETHER, WE WILL FURTHER THE
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  • TOGETHER, WE WILL FURTHER THEGOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST IN WAYS
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  • GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST IN WAYSWE COULDN'T HAVE DONE ALONE,
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  • WE COULDN'T HAVE DONE ALONE,REACHING THE WORLD
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  • REACHING THE WORLDTHROUGH MEDIA.
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  • THROUGH MEDIA.TODAY, I'M DELIGHTED TO
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  • TODAY, I'M DELIGHTED TOINTRODUCE TO YOU THE MESSAGE
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  • INTRODUCE TO YOU THE MESSAGEFROM MY SON ERIC JOHNSON,
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  • FROM MY SON ERIC JOHNSON,CALLED: THE INTIMATE
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  • CALLED: THE INTIMATEDISRUPTION.
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  • DISRUPTION.THIS IS THE FIRST OF A TWO-PART
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  • THIS IS THE FIRST OF A TWO-PARTMESSAGE ON THE PARABLE OF THE
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  • MESSAGE ON THE PARABLE OF THEPRODIGAL SON AND THE AGAPE
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  • PRODIGAL SON AND THE AGAPELOVE OF GOD.
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  • LOVE OF GOD.IT'S AMAZING HOW THE FATHER
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  • IT'S AMAZING HOW THE FATHERRESPONDS TO HIS SON'S REBELLION
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  • RESPONDS TO HIS SON'S REBELLIONWITH MERCY AND GRACE, RESTORING
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  • WITH MERCY AND GRACE, RESTORINGHIS SONSHIP.
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  • HIS SONSHIP.LIKEWISE, OUR FATHER IN HEAVEN
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  • LIKEWISE, OUR FATHER IN HEAVENLOVES US SO EXTRAVAGANTLY THAT
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  • LOVES US SO EXTRAVAGANTLY THATHE SENT HIS ONLY SON TO DIE
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  • IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A FULLER
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  • UNDERSTANDING OF THE GRACE AND
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  • MERCY OF GOD, I ENCOURAGE YOU
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  • TO CHECK OUT OUR BETHEL REVIVAL
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  • RESOURCES ON THE GOODNESS
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  • OF GOD.
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  • I BELIEVE THESE RESOURCES WILL
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  • ENCOURAGE YOU AND HELP YOU TO
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  • DRAW CLOSER TO GOD AS YOU
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  • DISCOVER JUST HOW GOOD HE
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  • REALLY IS.
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  • I HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS MESSAGE
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  • - ERIC: I SHARED AN
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  • - ERIC: I SHARED ANEXPERIENCE, TOO.
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  • EXPERIENCE, TOO.I WENT INTO A GAS STATION KIND
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  • IT WAS LAST YEAR, ACTUALLY,
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  • IT WAS LAST YEAR, ACTUALLY,AND I WAS BUYING SOME
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  • AND I WAS BUYING SOMEICE CREAM --
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  • ICE CREAM --VANILLA ICE CREAM.
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  • VANILLA ICE CREAM.IN MY OPINION,
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  • IN MY OPINION,VANILLA ICE CREAM IS REALLY
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  • VANILLA ICE CREAM IS REALLYTHE ONLY KIND OF ICE CREAM
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  • THE ONLY KIND OF ICE CREAMOUT THERE.
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  • OUT THERE.I TRY OTHER FLAVORS, I EAT IT,
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  • I TRY OTHER FLAVORS, I EAT IT,BUT THE GO-TO IS VANILLA.
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  • BUT THE GO-TO IS VANILLA.CAN I GET AN AMEN FROM
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  • CAN I GET AN AMEN FROMVANILLA-ICE-CREAM PEOPLE?
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  • VANILLA-ICE-CREAM PEOPLE?[APPLAUSE]
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  • [APPLAUSE]DON'T RUIN ICE CREAM.
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  • DON'T RUIN ICE CREAM.JUST KEEP IT SIMPLE.
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  • JUST KEEP IT SIMPLE.SO, I'M IN THIS RESTAURANT--
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  • SO, I'M IN THIS RESTAURANT--[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]I'M IN THE THIS RESTAURANT--
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  • I'M IN THE THIS RESTAURANT--OR A GAS STATION,
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  • OR A GAS STATION,BUYING ICE CREAM,
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  • BUYING ICE CREAM,AND I'M STUCK IN THIS LINE.
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  • AND I'M STUCK IN THIS LINE.I'M BEHIND THIS GUY WHO
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  • I'M BEHIND THIS GUY WHOIS AGITATED AND GETTING MORE
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  • IS AGITATED AND GETTING MOREUPSET AS THE SECONDS PASS.
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  • UPSET AS THE SECONDS PASS.AND HE'S GETTING MAD AT THE GUY
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  • AND HE'S GETTING MAD AT THE GUYBEHIND THE COUNTER BECAUSE
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  • BEHIND THE COUNTER BECAUSESOMETHING WASN'T WORKING AT THE
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  • SOMETHING WASN'T WORKING AT THEGAS PUMP.
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  • GAS PUMP.AND HE'S GETTING ALL AGITATED.
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  • AND HE'S GETTING ALL AGITATED.AND, FINALLY, HE FLIPPED HIS
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  • AND, FINALLY, HE FLIPPED HISSWITCH AND HE BEGAN TO GO ON
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  • SWITCH AND HE BEGAN TO GO ONTHIS TIRADE --
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  • THIS TIRADE --RACIAL, VULGAR TIRADE AGAINST
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  • RACIAL, VULGAR TIRADE AGAINSTTHIS MAN WHO'S FROM INDIA
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  • THIS MAN WHO'S FROM INDIAWHO'S BEHIND THE COUNTER --
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  • WHO'S BEHIND THE COUNTER --AND IS JUST UNLEASHING ON HIM.
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  • AND IS JUST UNLEASHING ON HIM.I WON'T REPEAT THE WORD, BUT
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  • I WON'T REPEAT THE WORD, BUTHIS MAIN POINT WAS:
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  • HIS MAIN POINT WAS:"YOUR ENGLISH..."
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  • "YOUR ENGLISH..."BLAH, BLAH, BLAH, BLAH.
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  • BLAH, BLAH, BLAH, BLAH."YOU DON'T BELONG IN
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  • "YOU DON'T BELONG INTHIS COUNTRY.
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  • THIS COUNTRY.GO BACK TO--"
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  • GO BACK TO--"AND HE JUST STARTED GOING,
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  • AND HE JUST STARTED GOING,STARTED CUSSING.
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  • STARTED CUSSING.AND I JUMPED IN FRONT OF HIM:
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  • AND I JUMPED IN FRONT OF HIM:"HEY!"
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  • "HEY!"[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]AND THEN, I DIDN'T KNOW
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  • AND THEN, I DIDN'T KNOWWHAT TO SAY.
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  • WHAT TO SAY.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]HE LOOKED AT ME, AND, WELL,
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  • HE LOOKED AT ME, AND, WELL,LIKE--
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  • LIKE--I WAS LIKE: UH-OH.
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  • AND HE'S LIKE...
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  • AND HE'S LIKE...[GRUMBLES, GRUNTS]
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  • [GRUMBLES, GRUNTS]AND HE GRABBED HIS STUFF
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  • AND HE GRABBED HIS STUFFAND LEFT.
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  • AND LEFT.SO, IF YOU NEED A TOOL TO
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  • SO, IF YOU NEED A TOOL TODISRUPT A MOMENT, THE WORD
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  • DISRUPT A MOMENT, THE WORD"HEY" IS UNIVERSAL.
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  • "HEY" IS UNIVERSAL.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]"HEY!"
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  • "HEY!"[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]THE WHOLE GAS STATION FROZE.
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  • THE WHOLE GAS STATION FROZE.IT WAS AWESOME.
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  • IT WAS AWESOME.IT WAS GREAT.
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  • IT WAS GREAT.[APPLAUSE, LAUGHTER, CHEERS]
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  • [APPLAUSE, LAUGHTER, CHEERS]BUT, TODAY, I WANNA FLIP
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  • BUT, TODAY, I WANNA FLIPA SCRIPT.
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  • A SCRIPT.I WANNA TURN THE TABLES.
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  • I WANNA TURN THE TABLES.IT'S ONE THING TO OBSERVE WHEN
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  • IT'S ONE THING TO OBSERVE WHENGOD DISRUPTS SOMEBODY.
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  • GOD DISRUPTS SOMEBODY.WE HAVE ALL-- FOR THE MOST
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  • WE HAVE ALL-- FOR THE MOSTPART, I'M GONNA ASSUME, WE HAVE
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  • PART, I'M GONNA ASSUME, WE HAVESEEN GOD INVADE SOMEONE'S LIFE
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  • SEEN GOD INVADE SOMEONE'S LIFEAND DISRUPT THEM.
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  • AND DISRUPT THEM.WE'VE WATCHED GOD COME DOWN ON
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  • WE'VE WATCHED GOD COME DOWN ONSOMEONE'S LIFE IN THEIR PLACE
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  • SOMEONE'S LIFE IN THEIR PLACEOF PAIN AND WEAKNESS AND SIN.
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  • OF PAIN AND WEAKNESS AND SIN.AND WE'VE SEEN GOD JUST SHOW UP
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  • AND WE'VE SEEN GOD JUST SHOW UPBECAUSE DADDY JUST WANTED TO
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  • BECAUSE DADDY JUST WANTED TOSHOW UP.
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  • SHOW UP.WE HAVE WATCHED GOD SHOW UP.
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  • WE HAVE WATCHED GOD SHOW UP.BUT IT'S A WHOLE 'NOTHER
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  • BUT IT'S A WHOLE 'NOTHERBALLGAME WHEN GOD DISRUPTS YOU.
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  • BALLGAME WHEN GOD DISRUPTS YOU.IT'S A WHOLE 'NOTHER BALLGAME
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  • IT'S A WHOLE 'NOTHER BALLGAMEWHEN GOD SAYS: AH, YOU ARE THE
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  • WHEN GOD SAYS: AH, YOU ARE THETARGET OF MY AFFECTION.
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  • TARGET OF MY AFFECTION.IT'S A WHOLE DIFFERENT
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  • IT'S A WHOLE DIFFERENTBALLGAME.
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  • BALLGAME.AND, TODAY, I WANNA TALK ABOUT
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  • AND, TODAY, I WANNA TALK ABOUTTHE LOVE OF GOD IS AFTER YOU.
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  • THE LOVE OF GOD IS AFTER YOU.THE TITLE OF THE MESSAGE IS:
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  • THE TITLE OF THE MESSAGE IS:THE INTIMATE DISRUPTION.
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  • THE INTIMATE DISRUPTION.THE INTIMATE DISRUPTION.
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  • THE INTIMATE DISRUPTION.WE OFTEN DON'T REALIZE HOW
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  • WE OFTEN DON'T REALIZE HOWPASSIONATE GOD IS FOR US.
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  • PASSIONATE GOD IS FOR US.YOU KNOW, SOME OF THE BEST
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  • YOU KNOW, SOME OF THE BESTMARRIAGE ADVICE THAT I'VE EVER
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  • MARRIAGE ADVICE THAT I'VE EVERRECEIVED -- AND I CONTINUE TO
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  • RECEIVED -- AND I CONTINUE TOGIVE, WHENEVER I GET A CHANCE
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  • GIVE, WHENEVER I GET A CHANCETO COUNSEL-- WHEN WE GET A
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  • TO COUNSEL-- WHEN WE GET ACHANCE TO COUNSEL YOUNG PEOPLE
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  • CHANCE TO COUNSEL YOUNG PEOPLEGETTING MARRIED, OR EVEN OLDER
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  • GETTING MARRIED, OR EVEN OLDERPEOPLE GETTING MARRIED, WE SAY,
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  • PEOPLE GETTING MARRIED, WE SAY,FOR THE HUSBAND, SPECIFICALLY,
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  • FOR THE HUSBAND, SPECIFICALLY,FOR THE MAN--
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  • FOR THE MAN--BECAUSE, GUYS, WE LIKE TO
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  • BECAUSE, GUYS, WE LIKE TOCONQUER THINGS.
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  • CONQUER THINGS.WE'RE LIKE: I'M GONNA SCALE
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  • WE'RE LIKE: I'M GONNA SCALETHAT MOUNTAIN.
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  • THAT MOUNTAIN.I'M GONNA WIN THIS WOMAN.
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  • I'M GONNA WIN THIS WOMAN.AND WE GET TO THE TOP, LIKE:
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  • AND WE GET TO THE TOP, LIKE:I'VE ARRIVED.
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  • I'VE ARRIVED.WE PUT THE RING ON AND THEN
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  • WE PUT THE RING ON AND THENWE'RE CONTENT.
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  • WE'RE CONTENT.WE HAVE TO UNDERSTAND THE BEST
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  • WE HAVE TO UNDERSTAND THE BESTADVICE YOU CAN GET IS: DON'T
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  • ADVICE YOU CAN GET IS: DON'TSTOP PURSUING YOUR WIFE WHEN
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  • STOP PURSUING YOUR WIFE WHENYOU GET MARRIED.
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  • YOU GET MARRIED.CONTINUE TO PURSUE HER.
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  • CONTINUE TO PURSUE HER.AND, SOMETIMES, I THINK WE LOOK
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  • AND, SOMETIMES, I THINK WE LOOKAT GOD AND HOW HE-- HE PURSUES
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  • AT GOD AND HOW HE-- HE PURSUESUS TO GET SAVED AND THEN WE
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  • US TO GET SAVED AND THEN WETHINK WE KINDA HIT A PLATEAU.
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  • THINK WE KINDA HIT A PLATEAU.NO, GOD IS STILL PURSUING YOU.
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  • NO, GOD IS STILL PURSUING YOU.I THINK IT'S ALSO FUNNY HOW WE
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  • I THINK IT'S ALSO FUNNY HOW WESAY: GOD...I FOUND GOD!
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  • SAY: GOD...I FOUND GOD!AND I THINK GOD'S LIKE:
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  • AND I THINK GOD'S LIKE:ACTUALLY, I FOUND YOU.
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  • ACTUALLY, I FOUND YOU.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]BUT I'LL MAKE YOU FEEL LIKE YOU
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  • BUT I'LL MAKE YOU FEEL LIKE YOUFOUND ME.
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  • FOUND ME.I LOVE THAT WHEN PEOPLE SAY:
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  • I LOVE THAT WHEN PEOPLE SAY:MAN, I CAN'T BELIEVE
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  • MAN, I CAN'T BELIEVEI FOUND GOD.
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  • I FOUND GOD.AND GOD'S LIKE: YEAH...OKAY...
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  • AND GOD'S LIKE: YEAH...OKAY...IF THAT'S WHAT YOU BELIEVE,
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  • IF THAT'S WHAT YOU BELIEVE,THEN THAT'S FINE...AS LONG AS
  • 00:05:07.132 --> 00:05:09.068
  • THEN THAT'S FINE...AS LONG ASYOU'RE FOUND.
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  • YOU'RE FOUND.AND THERE IS THIS REALITY THAT
  • 00:05:09.835 --> 00:05:11.070
  • AND THERE IS THIS REALITY THATGOD IS PURSUING YOU.
  • 00:05:11.070 --> 00:05:11.770
  • GOD IS PURSUING YOU.TODAY, I WANNA TALK ABOUT THE
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  • TODAY, I WANNA TALK ABOUT THELOVE OF GOD, THE INTIMATE
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  • LOVE OF GOD, THE INTIMATEDISRUPTION, THAT HE IS
  • 00:05:15.107 --> 00:05:17.576
  • DISRUPTION, THAT HE ISCONTINUING TO PURSUE YOU.
  • 00:05:17.576 --> 00:05:19.044
  • CONTINUING TO PURSUE YOU.WE OFTEN DON'T REALIZE THAT GOD
  • 00:05:19.044 --> 00:05:20.979
  • WE OFTEN DON'T REALIZE THAT GODIS IF I-- I DON'T KNOW IF HE
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  • IS IF I-- I DON'T KNOW IF HEWAKES UP EVERY DAY, BUT I'M
  • 00:05:22.581 --> 00:05:26.251
  • WAKES UP EVERY DAY, BUT I'MJUST GONNA SAY GOD WAKES UP
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  • JUST GONNA SAY GOD WAKES UPEVERY DAY AND SAYS: I'M COMING
  • 00:05:27.086 --> 00:05:27.820
  • EVERY DAY AND SAYS: I'M COMINGAFTER YOU.
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  • AFTER YOU.YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOU
  • 00:05:28.587 --> 00:05:29.121
  • YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOUCAN'T HIDE.
  • 00:05:29.121 --> 00:05:29.988
  • CAN'T HIDE.AND YOU CAN RUN FAR, BUT I WILL
  • 00:05:29.988 --> 00:05:31.690
  • AND YOU CAN RUN FAR, BUT I WILLCHASE YOU FAR AS YOU WANNA RUN.
  • 00:05:31.690 --> 00:05:32.791
  • CHASE YOU FAR AS YOU WANNA RUN.AND WHEN YOU GET TO THE END OF
  • 00:05:32.791 --> 00:05:34.093
  • AND WHEN YOU GET TO THE END OFYOUR ROPE, GUESS WHAT?
  • 00:05:34.093 --> 00:05:35.594
  • YOUR ROPE, GUESS WHAT?I'LL BE RIGHT THERE.
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  • NOW, AS WE LOOK AT THE WORD
  • 00:05:39.698 --> 00:05:40.866
  • NOW, AS WE LOOK AT THE WORD"LOVE," LET'S LOOK AT A COUPLE
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  • "LOVE," LET'S LOOK AT A COUPLEDIFFERENT WORDS OF "LOVE."
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  • DIFFERENT WORDS OF "LOVE."THE FIRST ONE, AS I MENTIONED,
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  • THE FIRST ONE, AS I MENTIONED,IS THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD.
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  • IS THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD.THIS IS THE MOST PUREST, MOST
  • 00:05:48.340 --> 00:05:49.908
  • THIS IS THE MOST PUREST, MOSTPOWERFUL FORCE IN THE UNIVERSE
  • 00:05:49.908 --> 00:05:51.944
  • POWERFUL FORCE IN THE UNIVERSEIS THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD.
  • 00:05:51.944 --> 00:05:53.379
  • IS THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD.I ACTUALLY BELIEVE THE LORD--
  • 00:05:53.379 --> 00:05:55.247
  • I ACTUALLY BELIEVE THE LORD--I'M HOPING THIS MESSAGE TODAY
  • 00:05:55.247 --> 00:05:57.249
  • I'M HOPING THIS MESSAGE TODAYACTUALLY OPENS UP A DOOR IN
  • 00:05:57.249 --> 00:05:58.150
  • ACTUALLY OPENS UP A DOOR INYOUR HEART AND IN YOUR MIND.
  • 00:05:58.150 --> 00:05:59.551
  • YOUR HEART AND IN YOUR MIND.AND NOT JUST-- NOT JUST IN A
  • 00:05:59.551 --> 00:06:02.488
  • AND NOT JUST-- NOT JUST IN AMENTAL SENSE OR A SPIRITUAL
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  • MENTAL SENSE OR A SPIRITUALSENSE, BUT IN REALITY THAT YOU
  • 00:06:03.689 --> 00:06:05.657
  • SENSE, BUT IN REALITY THAT YOUWOULD ACTUALLY STEP INTO A NEW
  • 00:06:05.657 --> 00:06:07.926
  • WOULD ACTUALLY STEP INTO A NEWDIMENSION OF NOT JUST KNOWING
  • 00:06:07.926 --> 00:06:09.495
  • DIMENSION OF NOT JUST KNOWINGTHE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD, NOT JUST
  • 00:06:09.495 --> 00:06:11.263
  • THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD, NOT JUSTUNDERSTANDING IT, NOT HAVING A
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  • UNDERSTANDING IT, NOT HAVING AGREAT DOCTRINE ON IT OR A GREAT
  • 00:06:13.465 --> 00:06:14.900
  • GREAT DOCTRINE ON IT OR A GREATTHEOLOGY ON IT, BUT THAT YOU
  • 00:06:14.900 --> 00:06:17.469
  • THEOLOGY ON IT, BUT THAT YOUWOULD EXPERIENCE THE AGAPE LOVE
  • 00:06:17.469 --> 00:06:19.405
  • WOULD EXPERIENCE THE AGAPE LOVEOF GOD LIKE NEVER BEFORE.
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  • OF GOD LIKE NEVER BEFORE.I CAN REMEMBER THE
  • 00:06:21.440 --> 00:06:22.841
  • I CAN REMEMBER THE10-TO 12-YEAR-OLD BOY
  • 00:06:22.841 --> 00:06:24.209
  • 10-TO 12-YEAR-OLD BOYWHO WENT TO A CAMP
  • 00:06:24.209 --> 00:06:25.144
  • WHO WENT TO A CAMPJUST UP THE ROAD HERE IN
  • 00:06:25.144 --> 00:06:27.212
  • MAN, SUMMER CAMPS ARE JUST SOME
  • 00:06:28.447 --> 00:06:29.181
  • MAN, SUMMER CAMPS ARE JUST SOMEOF THE BEST THINGS YOU CAN SEND
  • 00:06:29.181 --> 00:06:29.615
  • OF THE BEST THINGS YOU CAN SENDYOUR KIDS TO.
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  • YOUR KIDS TO.EVERY PARENT THAT SENDS YOUR
  • 00:06:30.783 --> 00:06:31.483
  • EVERY PARENT THAT SENDS YOURKIDS TO CAMP, THEY'RE LIKE:
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  • KIDS TO CAMP, THEY'RE LIKE:GOD, JUST ENCOUNTER THEM,
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  • GOD, JUST ENCOUNTER THEM,JUST ONCE!
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  • JUST ONCE![LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR CAMP?
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  • FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR CAMP?IT DOESN'T MATTER.
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  • IT DOESN'T MATTER.JUST GO.
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  • JUST GO.THEY'RE LIKE--
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  • THEY'RE LIKE--LIKE, THAT'S MY HEART AS A
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  • LIKE, THAT'S MY HEART AS APARENT.
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  • PARENT.AND THAT'S, I KNOW, MY PARENTS'
  • 00:06:41.093 --> 00:06:42.027
  • AND THAT'S, I KNOW, MY PARENTS'HEART FOR ME.
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  • HEART FOR ME.BUT I REMEMBER GOING TO THIS
  • 00:06:43.195 --> 00:06:44.463
  • BUT I REMEMBER GOING TO THISCAMP AS A YOUNG BOY.
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  • CAMP AS A YOUNG BOY.AND I WAS HOMESICK.
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  • AND I WAS HOMESICK.I-- I SKIPPED MY EIGHTH-GRADE
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  • I-- I SKIPPED MY EIGHTH-GRADEGRADUATION TRIP...'CAUSE I DID
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  • GRADUATION TRIP...'CAUSE I DIDNOT LIKE LEAVING HOME.
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  • NOT LIKE LEAVING HOME.I CAME UP WITH SOME FABRICATED
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  • I CAME UP WITH SOME FABRICATEDSTORY SO MY PARENTS WOULDN'T
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  • STORY SO MY PARENTS WOULDN'TMAKE ME GO ON MY EIGHT-GRADE
  • 00:06:55.340 --> 00:06:57.276
  • MAKE ME GO ON MY EIGHT-GRADEGRADUATION TRIP.
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  • GRADUATION TRIP.I LIED!
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  • I LIED!THAT'S WHAT I DID.
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  • THAT'S WHAT I DID.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]I LIED,
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  • I LIED,AND I DIDN'T GO.
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  • AND I DIDN'T GO.NOW, I DON'T KNOW IF MY PARENTS
  • 00:07:01.447 --> 00:07:02.214
  • NOW, I DON'T KNOW IF MY PARENTSKNEW I LIED, BUT, I WAS NOT
  • 00:07:02.214 --> 00:07:03.949
  • KNEW I LIED, BUT, I WAS NOTLEAVING HOME.
  • 00:07:03.949 --> 00:07:05.250
  • LEAVING HOME.I'D GET SO HOMESICK.
  • 00:07:05.250 --> 00:07:06.752
  • I'D GET SO HOMESICK.SO, HERE I AM AT CAMP, JUST
  • 00:07:06.752 --> 00:07:08.387
  • SO, HERE I AM AT CAMP, JUSTUNDER TWO HOURS AWAY FROM HOME,
  • 00:07:08.387 --> 00:07:10.122
  • UNDER TWO HOURS AWAY FROM HOME,AND I AM DYING.
  • 00:07:10.122 --> 00:07:10.923
  • AND I AM DYING.I MEAN, I DON'T WANNA BE HERE.
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  • I MEAN, I DON'T WANNA BE HERE.I'M CRYING, I'M JUST A
  • 00:07:12.191 --> 00:07:14.893
  • I'M CRYING, I'M JUST APATHETIC 10-TO 12-YEAR-OLD KID
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  • PATHETIC 10-TO 12-YEAR-OLD KIDJUST RACKED WITH HOMESICKNESS.
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  • JUST RACKED WITH HOMESICKNESS.AND THEN, ONE NIGHT, I HAD AN
  • 00:07:19.698 --> 00:07:21.667
  • AND THEN, ONE NIGHT, I HAD ANENCOUNTER WITH THE LORD.
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  • ENCOUNTER WITH THE LORD.'CAUSE I JUST: RAISE MY HANDS,
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  • 'CAUSE I JUST: RAISE MY HANDS,WHATEVER THE ALTAR CALL WAS.
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  • WHATEVER THE ALTAR CALL WAS.AND I ENDED UP IN THE BACK ROOM
  • 00:07:26.438 --> 00:07:27.306
  • AND I ENDED UP IN THE BACK ROOMAND I THINK IT WAS ONE OF THE
  • 00:07:27.306 --> 00:07:28.073
  • AND I THINK IT WAS ONE OF THEEARLY ENCOUNTERS OF THE AGAPE
  • 00:07:28.073 --> 00:07:30.909
  • EARLY ENCOUNTERS OF THE AGAPELOVE OF GOD.
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  • LOVE OF GOD.AND IT HAS MARKED ME FROM
  • 00:07:31.810 --> 00:07:32.377
  • AND IT HAS MARKED ME FROMMY LIFE.
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  • MY LIFE.AND I CONTINUE TO HAVE
  • 00:07:33.178 --> 00:07:34.213
  • AND I CONTINUE TO HAVEENCOUNTERS HERE AND THERE.
  • 00:07:34.213 --> 00:07:35.481
  • ENCOUNTERS HERE AND THERE.AND THEN, THERE'S THE SUBTLE
  • 00:07:35.481 --> 00:07:36.715
  • AND THEN, THERE'S THE SUBTLEMOMENTS, WHERE IT'S NOT LIKE
  • 00:07:36.715 --> 00:07:37.749
  • MOMENTS, WHERE IT'S NOT LIKELIGHTNING, FIREWORKS.
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  • LIGHTNING, FIREWORKS.THERE'S NO SMOKE.
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  • THERE'S NO SMOKE.THERE'S NO HAZE.
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  • THERE'S NO HAZE.THERE'S NO, LIKE--
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  • THERE'S NO, LIKE--THERE'S NONE OF THAT.
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  • THERE'S NONE OF THAT.IT IS SO BASIC, SIMPLE.
  • 00:07:43.288 --> 00:07:47.893
  • IT IS SO BASIC, SIMPLE.MAY, 2006 -- 11:16 PM.
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  • MAY, 2006 -- 11:16 PM.I'M READING MY BIBLE AND I COME
  • 00:07:49.428 --> 00:07:50.863
  • I'M READING MY BIBLE AND I COMEACROSS THIS VERSE IN THE BOOK
  • 00:07:50.863 --> 00:07:51.763
  • ACROSS THIS VERSE IN THE BOOKOF MATTHEW THAT FOREVER
  • 00:07:51.763 --> 00:07:54.433
  • OF MATTHEW THAT FOREVERALTERS MY LIFE.
  • 00:07:54.433 --> 00:07:56.568
  • ALTERS MY LIFE.IT WAS A MOMENT OF GOD JUST,
  • 00:07:56.568 --> 00:07:59.137
  • IT WAS A MOMENT OF GOD JUST,LIKE, PIERCED ME.
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  • LIKE, PIERCED ME.WHAT WAS IT?
  • 00:07:59.838 --> 00:08:01.206
  • WHAT WAS IT?THAT'S THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD.
  • 00:08:01.206 --> 00:08:01.974
  • THAT'S THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD.HE WAS MAKING IT KNOWN TO ME
  • 00:08:01.974 --> 00:08:03.175
  • HE WAS MAKING IT KNOWN TO MEHOW MUCH HE LOVES ME.
  • 00:08:03.175 --> 00:08:04.076
  • HOW MUCH HE LOVES ME.SO, WE HAVE TO BE SHAPED BY
  • 00:08:04.076 --> 00:08:04.943
  • SO, WE HAVE TO BE SHAPED BYAGAPE LOVE OF GOD.
  • 00:08:04.943 --> 00:08:06.678
  • AGAPE LOVE OF GOD.IT'S ESSENTIAL THAT WE'RE
  • 00:08:06.678 --> 00:08:07.546
  • IT'S ESSENTIAL THAT WE'RESHAPED BY THE AGAPE
  • 00:08:07.546 --> 00:08:09.715
  • THE OTHER THREE THAT I WANNA
  • 00:08:10.916 --> 00:08:11.517
  • THE OTHER THREE THAT I WANNATALK ABOUT RIGHT NOW IS
  • 00:08:11.517 --> 00:08:12.084
  • TALK ABOUT RIGHT NOW ISPHILIOS, WHICH IS THE
  • 00:08:12.084 --> 00:08:14.553
  • PHILIOS, WHICH IS THEFRIENDSHIP LOVE.
  • 00:08:14.553 --> 00:08:15.187
  • FRIENDSHIP LOVE.IT'S WHAT YOU FEEL TOWARDS
  • 00:08:15.187 --> 00:08:15.587
  • IT'S WHAT YOU FEEL TOWARDSA FRIEND.
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  • A FRIEND.IT'S THAT FRIENDSHIP,
  • 00:08:16.488 --> 00:08:17.389
  • IT'S THAT FRIENDSHIP,COMPANIONSHIP,
  • 00:08:17.389 --> 00:08:18.123
  • COMPANIONSHIP,THE WAY THAT YOU FEEL
  • 00:08:18.123 --> 00:08:19.124
  • THE WAY THAT YOU FEELTOWARDS SOMEONE IN YOUR
  • 00:08:19.124 --> 00:08:20.158
  • TOWARDS SOMEONE IN YOURLIFE THAT'S A GOOD FRIEND.
  • 00:08:20.158 --> 00:08:21.660
  • LIFE THAT'S A GOOD FRIEND.THAT LOVE THAT YOU SENSE AND
  • 00:08:21.660 --> 00:08:22.761
  • THAT LOVE THAT YOU SENSE ANDFEEL AND UNDERSTAND, AND YOU
  • 00:08:22.761 --> 00:08:24.596
  • FEEL AND UNDERSTAND, AND YOUFEEL IT FROM A FRIEND AND YOU
  • 00:08:24.596 --> 00:08:26.098
  • FEEL IT FROM A FRIEND AND YOUGIVE IT TO A FRIEND.
  • 00:08:26.098 --> 00:08:28.267
  • GIVE IT TO A FRIEND.THE THIRD ONE -- AND THESE
  • 00:08:28.267 --> 00:08:28.967
  • THE THIRD ONE -- AND THESEAREN'T IN PARTICULAR ORDER --
  • 00:08:28.967 --> 00:08:30.669
  • AREN'T IN PARTICULAR ORDER --BUT STORGE, WHICH IS
  • 00:08:30.669 --> 00:08:31.336
  • BUT STORGE, WHICH ISPROTECTIVE, WHICH IS THE
  • 00:08:31.336 --> 00:08:32.137
  • PROTECTIVE, WHICH IS THEPARENTAL LOVE.
  • 00:08:32.137 --> 00:08:33.305
  • PARENTAL LOVE.IT'S WHAT YOU FEEL.
  • 00:08:33.305 --> 00:08:34.740
  • IT'S WHAT YOU FEEL.HOW MANY MOMS AND DADS --
  • 00:08:34.740 --> 00:08:35.641
  • HOW MANY MOMS AND DADS --REMEMBER THE DAY YOUR FIRST
  • 00:08:35.641 --> 00:08:37.376
  • REMEMBER THE DAY YOUR FIRSTCHILD WAS BORN, AND, ALL OF A
  • 00:08:37.376 --> 00:08:38.143
  • CHILD WAS BORN, AND, ALL OF ASUDDEN, THIS LOVE ERUPTED IN
  • 00:08:38.143 --> 00:08:39.978
  • SUDDEN, THIS LOVE ERUPTED INYOU, LIKE, "I DON'T KNOW WHAT
  • 00:08:39.978 --> 00:08:41.480
  • YOU, LIKE, "I DON'T KNOW WHATTHIS IS, BUT I WILL GIVE MY
  • 00:08:41.480 --> 00:08:43.582
  • THIS IS, BUT I WILL GIVE MYLIFE FOR THIS CHILD"?
  • 00:08:43.582 --> 00:08:44.716
  • LIFE FOR THIS CHILD"?THAT'S THE STORGE --
  • 00:08:44.716 --> 00:08:46.251
  • THAT'S THE STORGE --PROTECTIVE, PARENTAL LOVE.
  • 00:08:46.251 --> 00:08:47.352
  • PROTECTIVE, PARENTAL LOVE.AND THE WAY YOU LEAD YOUR
  • 00:08:47.352 --> 00:08:48.353
  • AND THE WAY YOU LEAD YOURCHILDREN, THE WAY YOU RAISE
  • 00:08:48.353 --> 00:08:51.823
  • CHILDREN, THE WAY YOU RAISEYOUR CHILDREN COMES FROM THIS
  • 00:08:51.823 --> 00:08:52.591
  • YOUR CHILDREN COMES FROM THISWHAT THEY CALL PROTECTIVE,
  • 00:08:52.591 --> 00:08:53.859
  • WHAT THEY CALL PROTECTIVE,PARENTAL LOVE.
  • 00:08:53.859 --> 00:08:54.927
  • PARENTAL LOVE.AND THEN, THERE'S A FOURTH ONE,
  • 00:08:54.927 --> 00:08:56.295
  • AND THEN, THERE'S A FOURTH ONE,WAS EROS, WHICH IS EROTIC,
  • 00:08:56.295 --> 00:08:57.162
  • WAS EROS, WHICH IS EROTIC,SEXUAL.
  • 00:08:57.162 --> 00:08:58.430
  • SEXUAL.IT'S THE LOVE, IT'S THE
  • 00:08:58.430 --> 00:08:59.331
  • IT'S THE LOVE, IT'S THEROMANCE, IT'S THE SEXUAL
  • 00:08:59.331 --> 00:09:01.133
  • ROMANCE, IT'S THE SEXUALENCOUNTER, ETC., ETC.
  • 00:09:01.133 --> 00:09:02.734
  • ENCOUNTER, ETC., ETC.THE CRAZY THING ABOUT ALL THESE
  • 00:09:02.734 --> 00:09:04.736
  • THE CRAZY THING ABOUT ALL THESELOVES -- IF THE AGAPE LOVE OF
  • 00:09:04.736 --> 00:09:06.805
  • LOVES -- IF THE AGAPE LOVE OFGOD IS NOT PREMIER IN YOUR
  • 00:09:06.805 --> 00:09:08.507
  • GOD IS NOT PREMIER IN YOURLIFE, THEN YOU'RE LEFT TO
  • 00:09:08.507 --> 00:09:09.741
  • LIFE, THEN YOU'RE LEFT TODEFINE THE OTHER THREE
  • 00:09:09.741 --> 00:09:10.375
  • DEFINE THE OTHER THREEON YOUR OWN.
  • 00:09:10.375 --> 00:09:12.578
  • ON YOUR OWN.IN FACT, CULTURE WILL DEFINE IT
  • 00:09:12.578 --> 00:09:14.413
  • IN FACT, CULTURE WILL DEFINE ITFOR YOU IF YOU DON'T DEFINE IT.
  • 00:09:14.413 --> 00:09:16.515
  • FOR YOU IF YOU DON'T DEFINE IT.THIS IS WHY IT'S SO CHALLENGING
  • 00:09:16.515 --> 00:09:17.182
  • THIS IS WHY IT'S SO CHALLENGINGIN A WESTERN CULTURE.
  • 00:09:17.182 --> 00:09:18.483
  • IN A WESTERN CULTURE.WE USE WORDS LIKE LOVE AND
  • 00:09:18.483 --> 00:09:20.419
  • WE USE WORDS LIKE LOVE ANDINTIMACY AND A MAJORITY OF
  • 00:09:20.419 --> 00:09:21.620
  • INTIMACY AND A MAJORITY OFPEOPLE'S MINDS GO TO SOME
  • 00:09:21.620 --> 00:09:23.655
  • PEOPLE'S MINDS GO TO SOMESEXUAL PERVERTED SOMETHING.
  • 00:09:23.655 --> 00:09:25.357
  • SEXUAL PERVERTED SOMETHING.WHY?
  • 00:09:25.357 --> 00:09:26.024
  • WHY?BECAUSE WE SOMETIMES ARE
  • 00:09:26.024 --> 00:09:26.892
  • BECAUSE WE SOMETIMES ARELACKING NOT JUST AN
  • 00:09:26.892 --> 00:09:29.094
  • LACKING NOT JUST ANUNDERSTANDING OF THE AGAPE LOVE
  • 00:09:29.094 --> 00:09:30.262
  • UNDERSTANDING OF THE AGAPE LOVEOF GOD, BUT AN ACTUAL ENCOUNTER
  • 00:09:30.262 --> 00:09:31.597
  • OF GOD, BUT AN ACTUAL ENCOUNTEREXPERIENCE WITH THE AGAPE
  • 00:09:31.597 --> 00:09:32.364
  • EXPERIENCE WITH THE AGAPELOVE OF GOD.
  • 00:09:32.364 --> 00:09:34.166
  • LOVE OF GOD.SO, ESSENTIALLY, THE AGAPE LOVE
  • 00:09:34.166 --> 00:09:36.034
  • SO, ESSENTIALLY, THE AGAPE LOVEOF GOD HAS TO SHAPE EVERYTHING.
  • 00:09:36.034 --> 00:09:38.337
  • OF GOD HAS TO SHAPE EVERYTHING.AND IF IT'S VOID OF THAT, THEN
  • 00:09:38.337 --> 00:09:39.371
  • AND IF IT'S VOID OF THAT, THENYOU'RE LEFT WITH YOUR OWN
  • 00:09:39.371 --> 00:09:41.473
  • YOU'RE LEFT WITH YOUR OWNINTERPRETATION OF HOW TO BE A
  • 00:09:41.473 --> 00:09:43.108
  • INTERPRETATION OF HOW TO BE APARENT, HOW TO BE A FRIEND, AND
  • 00:09:43.108 --> 00:09:45.410
  • PARENT, HOW TO BE A FRIEND, ANDWHEN IT COMES TO SEXUAL STUFF.
  • 00:09:45.410 --> 00:09:47.279
  • WHEN IT COMES TO SEXUAL STUFF.AND WHEN WE BEGIN TO UNDERSTAND
  • 00:09:47.279 --> 00:09:48.780
  • AND WHEN WE BEGIN TO UNDERSTANDTHE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD, THEN IT
  • 00:09:48.780 --> 00:09:50.449
  • THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD, THEN ITBEGINS TO DEFINE WHAT THESE
  • 00:09:50.449 --> 00:09:52.884
  • BEGINS TO DEFINE WHAT THESEOTHER ONES ACTUALLY LOOK LIKE.
  • 00:09:52.884 --> 00:09:53.619
  • OTHER ONES ACTUALLY LOOK LIKE.SO, WHEN WE SAY JESUS IS AT THE
  • 00:09:53.619 --> 00:09:55.053
  • SO, WHEN WE SAY JESUS IS AT THECENTER OF EVERYTHING --
  • 00:09:55.053 --> 00:09:56.888
  • CENTER OF EVERYTHING --WE'LL TAKE IT A STEP FARTHER --
  • 00:09:56.888 --> 00:09:57.522
  • WE'LL TAKE IT A STEP FARTHER --IT'S SO WE KNOW THE AGAPE
  • 00:09:57.522 --> 00:09:59.224
  • 'CAUSE WHEN THE AGAPE LOVE OF
  • 00:10:00.525 --> 00:10:01.526
  • 'CAUSE WHEN THE AGAPE LOVE OFGOD IS REAL IN MY LIFE -- AND I
  • 00:10:01.526 --> 00:10:05.697
  • GOD IS REAL IN MY LIFE -- AND IAM NOT FAR FROM IT -- WHEN THAT
  • 00:10:05.697 --> 00:10:06.331
  • AM NOT FAR FROM IT -- WHEN THATHAPPENS, THEN IT BEGINS TO
  • 00:10:06.331 --> 00:10:06.898
  • HAPPENS, THEN IT BEGINS TOSHAPE THE OTHER LOVES
  • 00:10:06.898 --> 00:10:08.967
  • SHAPE THE OTHER LOVESIN MY LIFE.
  • 00:10:08.967 --> 00:10:09.901
  • THIS IS WHAT AGAPE LOVE DOES:
  • 00:10:11.436 --> 00:10:11.970
  • THIS IS WHAT AGAPE LOVE DOES:IT WAITS.
  • 00:10:11.970 --> 00:10:12.971
  • IT WAITS.NOW, I MAY NOT KNOW WHEN IT'S
  • 00:10:12.971 --> 00:10:14.339
  • NOW, I MAY NOT KNOW WHEN IT'SGONNA HAPPEN.
  • 00:10:14.339 --> 00:10:14.940
  • GONNA HAPPEN.IT WILL ALWAYS BE THERE
  • 00:10:14.940 --> 00:10:17.309
  • [SOUND OF CHOPPIONG]
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  • [SOUND OF CHOPPIONG]♪ GOD, OUR FATHER ♪
  • 00:10:21.513 --> 00:10:25.917
  • ♪ GOD, OUR FATHER ♪♪ LORD OF ALL ♪
  • 00:10:25.917 --> 00:10:27.352
  • ♪ LORD OF ALL ♪[CLATTERING]
  • 00:10:27.352 --> 00:10:29.221
  • [CLATTERING][GIGGLES]
  • 00:10:29.221 --> 00:10:30.155
  • [GIGGLES][LAUGHTER]
  • 00:10:30.155 --> 00:10:31.657
  • [LAUGHTER]- MAMA, CAN YOU DANCE WITH ME?
  • 00:10:31.657 --> 00:10:33.191
  • - MAMA, CAN YOU DANCE WITH ME?- MOTHER: OH, OF COURSE, BABE!
  • 00:10:33.191 --> 00:10:35.994
  • - MOTHER: OH, OF COURSE, BABE!OH...YEAH...
  • 00:10:35.994 --> 00:10:40.165
  • OH...YEAH...[MIRTHFUL SOUNDS]
  • 00:10:40.165 --> 00:10:42.734
  • [MIRTHFUL SOUNDS][VOCALIZING]
  • 00:10:42.734 --> 00:10:45.771
  • [VOCALIZING][BABY GIGGLING]
  • 00:10:45.771 --> 00:10:48.473
  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:10:50.075 --> 00:10:51.176
  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: RIGHT NOW,"HIS LOVE IS GOOD," BY BETHEL
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  • "HIS LOVE IS GOOD," BY BETHELTEACHERS BILL AND ERIC JOHNSON,
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  • TEACHERS BILL AND ERIC JOHNSON,IS YOURS IN THANKS FOR ANY GIFT
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  • IS YOURS IN THANKS FOR ANY GIFTOF SUPPORT FOR THE OUTREACHES
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  • - ANDREW TALLE: THE LORD SPOKE
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  • - ANDREW TALLE: THE LORD SPOKETO ME REALLY STRONGLY THAT: I
  • 00:11:19.971 --> 00:11:22.207
  • TO ME REALLY STRONGLY THAT: IWANT YOU TO DO A CODING SCHOOL.
  • 00:11:22.207 --> 00:11:23.275
  • WANT YOU TO DO A CODING SCHOOL.AND, I'LL TAKE CARE OF THE JOB,
  • 00:11:23.275 --> 00:11:24.876
  • AND, I'LL TAKE CARE OF THE JOB,IF YOU FOLLOW THROUGH.
  • 00:11:24.876 --> 00:11:27.045
  • IF YOU FOLLOW THROUGH.AFTER BETHEL TECH, I GOT THE
  • 00:11:27.045 --> 00:11:28.180
  • AFTER BETHEL TECH, I GOT THECALL TO COME OUT HERE TO THE
  • 00:11:28.180 --> 00:11:31.116
  • CALL TO COME OUT HERE TO THEBAY AREA AND START MY
  • 00:11:31.116 --> 00:11:32.050
  • BAY AREA AND START MYAPPRENTICESHIP WITH IBM.
  • 00:11:32.050 --> 00:11:33.752
  • APPRENTICESHIP WITH IBM.AND THE LORD WANTS TO DO WHAT
  • 00:11:33.752 --> 00:11:35.687
  • HE WANTS TO PUT
  • 00:11:37.189 --> 00:11:38.423
  • HE WANTS TO PUTHIS KIDS THAT
  • 00:11:38.423 --> 00:11:39.825
  • HIS KIDS THATCARRY HIS SPIRIT
  • 00:11:39.825 --> 00:11:41.493
  • CARRY HIS SPIRITINTO THE MOST
  • 00:11:41.493 --> 00:11:43.261
  • INTO THE MOSTINFLUENTIAL PLACES
  • 00:11:43.261 --> 00:11:44.496
  • [APPLAUSE]
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  • [APPLAUSE]- ERIC: THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD
  • 00:11:49.501 --> 00:11:50.535
  • - ERIC: THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD-- IT'S NOT A DISTANT LOVE.
  • 00:11:50.535 --> 00:11:51.236
  • -- IT'S NOT A DISTANT LOVE.IT IS A LOVE THAT IS AIMED AT
  • 00:11:51.236 --> 00:11:53.905
  • AND WE'RE ABOUT TO READ A STORY
  • 00:11:55.307 --> 00:11:56.374
  • AND WE'RE ABOUT TO READ A STORYTODAY IN LUKE 15 THAT I THINK
  • 00:11:56.374 --> 00:11:57.075
  • TODAY IN LUKE 15 THAT I THINKIS ONE OF THE MOST INCREDIBLE
  • 00:11:57.075 --> 00:12:00.145
  • IS ONE OF THE MOST INCREDIBLEPARABLES IN SCRIPTURE.
  • 00:12:00.145 --> 00:12:00.879
  • PARABLES IN SCRIPTURE.A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY THIS IS THE
  • 00:12:00.879 --> 00:12:04.149
  • A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY THIS IS THETOP PARABLE OF JESUS' MESSAGES.
  • 00:12:04.149 --> 00:12:04.883
  • TOP PARABLE OF JESUS' MESSAGES.BUT BEFORE WE GET TO THE ONE I
  • 00:12:04.883 --> 00:12:06.218
  • BUT BEFORE WE GET TO THE ONE IWANNA TALK ABOUT, I WANNA GIVE
  • 00:12:06.218 --> 00:12:06.952
  • WANNA TALK ABOUT, I WANNA GIVEYOU A QUICK CONTEXT FOR THE
  • 00:12:06.952 --> 00:12:08.520
  • YOU A QUICK CONTEXT FOR THECHAPTER ITSELF.
  • 00:12:08.520 --> 00:12:09.755
  • CHAPTER ITSELF.LUKE 15 -- JESUS IS ACTUALLY
  • 00:12:09.755 --> 00:12:11.356
  • LUKE 15 -- JESUS IS ACTUALLYEATING WITH TAX COLLECTORS AND
  • 00:12:11.356 --> 00:12:12.557
  • EATING WITH TAX COLLECTORS ANDSINNERS.
  • 00:12:12.557 --> 00:12:14.025
  • SINNERS.NOW, REMEMBER, THIS WAS SO--
  • 00:12:14.025 --> 00:12:16.361
  • NOW, REMEMBER, THIS WAS SO--YOU DON'T DO THIS.
  • 00:12:16.361 --> 00:12:17.329
  • YOU DON'T DO THIS.YOU DON'T EAT WITH SINNERS.
  • 00:12:17.329 --> 00:12:17.896
  • YOU DON'T EAT WITH SINNERS.YOU DON'T EAT WITH
  • 00:12:17.896 --> 00:12:18.964
  • YOU DON'T EAT WITHTAX COLLECTORS.
  • 00:12:18.964 --> 00:12:20.198
  • TAX COLLECTORS.THIS WAS IN A RELIGIOUS SYSTEM.
  • 00:12:20.198 --> 00:12:21.800
  • THIS WAS IN A RELIGIOUS SYSTEM.THE FARTHER SPACE YOU HAVE
  • 00:12:21.800 --> 00:12:22.801
  • THE FARTHER SPACE YOU HAVEBETWEEN SOMETHING THAT'S
  • 00:12:22.801 --> 00:12:24.169
  • BETWEEN SOMETHING THAT'SUNCLEAN, YOU WERE CONSIDERED
  • 00:12:24.169 --> 00:12:25.437
  • UNCLEAN, YOU WERE CONSIDEREDRIGHTEOUS AND HOLY.
  • 00:12:25.437 --> 00:12:28.874
  • RIGHTEOUS AND HOLY.SO, HE WAS IN A CULTURAL
  • 00:12:28.874 --> 00:12:29.608
  • SO, HE WAS IN A CULTURALCONTEXT OF WHERE HE IS AMONGST
  • 00:12:29.608 --> 00:12:30.742
  • CONTEXT OF WHERE HE IS AMONGSTUNCLEAN PEOPLE, AND THE
  • 00:12:30.742 --> 00:12:31.777
  • UNCLEAN PEOPLE, AND THERELIGIOUS LEADERS ARE LIKE,
  • 00:12:31.777 --> 00:12:33.245
  • RELIGIOUS LEADERS ARE LIKE,"HOW COULD YOU?"
  • 00:12:33.245 --> 00:12:35.080
  • "HOW COULD YOU?"AND THEY BEGAN TO BLAST
  • 00:12:35.080 --> 00:12:36.448
  • AND THEY BEGAN TO BLASTHIM, ACCUSE HIM,
  • 00:12:36.448 --> 00:12:37.516
  • HIM, ACCUSE HIM,ETC., ETC.
  • 00:12:37.516 --> 00:12:39.017
  • ETC., ETC.AND, JESUS, IN THE MIDST OF
  • 00:12:39.017 --> 00:12:41.553
  • AND, JESUS, IN THE MIDST OFDINING WITH UNCLEAN PEOPLE --
  • 00:12:41.553 --> 00:12:42.454
  • DINING WITH UNCLEAN PEOPLE --HE BREAKS OUT IN THIS
  • 00:12:42.454 --> 00:12:46.224
  • HE BREAKS OUT IN THISINCREDIBLE MONTAGE OF PARABLES.
  • 00:12:46.224 --> 00:12:46.958
  • INCREDIBLE MONTAGE OF PARABLES.AND THE FIRST PARABLE IS
  • 00:12:46.958 --> 00:12:48.360
  • AND THE FIRST PARABLE ISTHIS -- IS ABOUT THE 99 SHEEP
  • 00:12:48.360 --> 00:12:49.628
  • THIS -- IS ABOUT THE 99 SHEEPAND THEN THE ONE THAT
  • 00:12:49.628 --> 00:12:51.096
  • AND THEN THE ONE THATWENT ASTRAY.
  • 00:12:51.096 --> 00:12:52.464
  • WENT ASTRAY.AND HE BEGINS TO TALK ABOUT THE
  • 00:12:52.464 --> 00:12:54.366
  • AND HE BEGINS TO TALK ABOUT THESHEPHERD DECIDED TO LEAVE THE
  • 00:12:54.366 --> 00:12:56.134
  • SHEPHERD DECIDED TO LEAVE THE99 TO GO AFTER THE ONE.
  • 00:12:56.134 --> 00:13:00.438
  • 99 TO GO AFTER THE ONE.AND HE BEGAN WHERE THE SHEPHERD
  • 00:13:00.438 --> 00:13:01.907
  • AND HE BEGAN WHERE THE SHEPHERDFINDS THE ONE, HE COMES BACK,
  • 00:13:01.907 --> 00:13:02.841
  • FINDS THE ONE, HE COMES BACK,AND HE SAYS: "I FOUND
  • 00:13:02.841 --> 00:13:03.375
  • AND HE SAYS: "I FOUNDTHE SHEEP!
  • 00:13:03.375 --> 00:13:04.276
  • THE SHEEP!I FOUND THE LOST ONE!"
  • 00:13:04.276 --> 00:13:05.544
  • I FOUND THE LOST ONE!"THEN, THE NEXT PARABLE, HE
  • 00:13:05.544 --> 00:13:06.978
  • THEN, THE NEXT PARABLE, HETALKS ABOUT THE WOMAN AND THE
  • 00:13:06.978 --> 00:13:08.380
  • TALKS ABOUT THE WOMAN AND THELOST COINS, WHERE THERE'S SO
  • 00:13:08.380 --> 00:13:09.281
  • LOST COINS, WHERE THERE'S SOMANY CULTURAL CONTEXTS TO
  • 00:13:09.281 --> 00:13:11.249
  • MANY CULTURAL CONTEXTS TOTHAT STORY.
  • 00:13:11.249 --> 00:13:12.050
  • THAT STORY.ABOUT 10 COINS -- SHE HAD
  • 00:13:12.050 --> 00:13:12.751
  • ABOUT 10 COINS -- SHE HADLOST ONE.
  • 00:13:12.751 --> 00:13:13.685
  • LOST ONE.AND WHY WOULD YOU WORK SO HARD
  • 00:13:13.685 --> 00:13:15.554
  • AND WHY WOULD YOU WORK SO HARDFOR SOMETHING SO MUNDANE AND
  • 00:13:15.554 --> 00:13:17.989
  • FOR SOMETHING SO MUNDANE ANDSUCH AN OBJECT AS SOME PIECE
  • 00:13:17.989 --> 00:13:18.890
  • SUCH AN OBJECT AS SOME PIECEOF METAL.
  • 00:13:18.890 --> 00:13:19.825
  • OF METAL.SHE TURNS THE WHOLE HOUSE
  • 00:13:19.825 --> 00:13:21.226
  • SHE TURNS THE WHOLE HOUSEUPSIDE DOWN, LOOKING FOR THE
  • 00:13:21.226 --> 00:13:23.461
  • UPSIDE DOWN, LOOKING FOR THECOIN, AND THE STORY SAYS THAT
  • 00:13:23.461 --> 00:13:24.196
  • COIN, AND THE STORY SAYS THATSHE FOUND THE COIN AND
  • 00:13:24.196 --> 00:13:24.930
  • SHE FOUND THE COIN ANDCELEBRATED 'CAUSE SHE FOUND HER
  • 00:13:24.930 --> 00:13:27.699
  • CELEBRATED 'CAUSE SHE FOUND HERLOST COIN.
  • 00:13:27.699 --> 00:13:28.433
  • LOST COIN.WHAT'S CRAZY ABOUT THIS CHAPTER
  • 00:13:28.433 --> 00:13:30.802
  • WHAT'S CRAZY ABOUT THIS CHAPTER-- IT REVEALS THAT THE LOVE OF
  • 00:13:30.802 --> 00:13:32.170
  • -- IT REVEALS THAT THE LOVE OFGOD IS ATTRACTED TO ANYTHING
  • 00:13:32.170 --> 00:13:33.605
  • GOD IS ATTRACTED TO ANYTHINGTHAT'S LOST.
  • 00:13:33.605 --> 00:13:35.240
  • THAT'S LOST.THEN, YOU GET TO THE THIRD
  • 00:13:35.240 --> 00:13:36.074
  • THEN, YOU GET TO THE THIRDPARABLE, WHICH WE'RE GONNA
  • 00:13:36.074 --> 00:13:37.175
  • PARABLE, WHICH WE'RE GONNAUNPACK TOGETHER.
  • 00:13:37.175 --> 00:13:37.876
  • UNPACK TOGETHER.AND THAT IS THE PARABLE OF THE
  • 00:13:37.876 --> 00:13:39.077
  • AND THAT IS THE PARABLE OF THEPRODIGAL SON.
  • 00:13:39.077 --> 00:13:40.111
  • PRODIGAL SON.NOW, HONESTLY, THE PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:13:40.111 --> 00:13:41.646
  • NOW, HONESTLY, THE PEOPLE THATCAME UP WITH THE BIBLE, PUT THE
  • 00:13:41.646 --> 00:13:42.681
  • CAME UP WITH THE BIBLE, PUT THEVERSES IN, THE TITLES OF EACH
  • 00:13:42.681 --> 00:13:43.481
  • VERSES IN, THE TITLES OF EACHSECTION -- THEY CALLED IT THE
  • 00:13:43.481 --> 00:13:44.816
  • SECTION -- THEY CALLED IT THEPRODIGAL SON.
  • 00:13:44.816 --> 00:13:46.451
  • PRODIGAL SON.BUT I WANNA PROPOSE TO YOU:
  • 00:13:46.451 --> 00:13:47.686
  • BUT I WANNA PROPOSE TO YOU:THIS IS ACTUALLY PROBABLY MORE
  • 00:13:47.686 --> 00:13:49.254
  • THIS IS ACTUALLY PROBABLY MOREABOUT THE FATHER THAN IT IS
  • 00:13:49.254 --> 00:13:50.522
  • ABOUT THE FATHER THAN IT ISABOUT THE YOUNGER SON OR EVEN
  • 00:13:50.522 --> 00:13:53.058
  • ABOUT THE YOUNGER SON OR EVENTHE ELDER BROTHER.
  • 00:13:53.058 --> 00:13:54.025
  • THE ELDER BROTHER.NOW, THE OLDER BROTHER AND THE
  • 00:13:54.025 --> 00:13:55.093
  • NOW, THE OLDER BROTHER AND THEYOUNGER SON ARE IMPORTANT
  • 00:13:55.093 --> 00:13:55.861
  • YOUNGER SON ARE IMPORTANTBECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY
  • 00:13:55.861 --> 00:13:57.028
  • BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANYTHINGS ON THOSE TWO.
  • 00:13:57.028 --> 00:13:57.863
  • THINGS ON THOSE TWO.BUT, TODAY, I WANNA FOCUS
  • 00:13:57.863 --> 00:13:59.564
  • BUT, TODAY, I WANNA FOCUSPURELY ON THE FATHER.
  • 00:13:59.564 --> 00:14:00.632
  • PURELY ON THE FATHER.WHAT'S INTERESTING ABOUT THE
  • 00:14:00.632 --> 00:14:01.633
  • WHAT'S INTERESTING ABOUT THEPROGRESSION OF PARABLES IN THIS
  • 00:14:01.633 --> 00:14:02.767
  • PROGRESSION OF PARABLES IN THISCHAPTER -- IT STARTS OFF WITH
  • 00:14:02.767 --> 00:14:04.903
  • A BIG NUMBER -- 99 AND A ONE.
  • 00:14:06.104 --> 00:14:07.005
  • A BIG NUMBER -- 99 AND A ONE.THEN, THE NEXT ONE'S ABOUT SOME
  • 00:14:07.005 --> 00:14:08.573
  • THEN, THE NEXT ONE'S ABOUT SOMEOBJECT, SOME PIECE OF METAL.
  • 00:14:08.573 --> 00:14:09.841
  • OBJECT, SOME PIECE OF METAL.WHAT'S HE DOING?
  • 00:14:09.841 --> 00:14:11.243
  • WHAT'S HE DOING?HE'S TAKING-- HE'S TAKING IT
  • 00:14:11.243 --> 00:14:11.810
  • HE'S TAKING-- HE'S TAKING ITAND BRINGING IT HOME.
  • 00:14:11.810 --> 00:14:13.311
  • AND BRINGING IT HOME.JESUS IS MASTER COMMUNICATOR.
  • 00:14:13.311 --> 00:14:15.013
  • JESUS IS MASTER COMMUNICATOR.HE'S LIKE: I'M GONNA START
  • 00:14:15.013 --> 00:14:16.915
  • HE'S LIKE: I'M GONNA STARTHERE, AND I'M GONNA WORK MY WAY
  • 00:14:16.915 --> 00:14:18.283
  • HERE, AND I'M GONNA WORK MY WAYDOWN, AND PRETTY MUCH PUSH YOUR
  • 00:14:18.283 --> 00:14:19.017
  • DOWN, AND PRETTY MUCH PUSH YOURFINGER ON YOUR CHEST.
  • 00:14:19.017 --> 00:14:20.652
  • FINGER ON YOUR CHEST.AND HE GETS TO THE WHOLE POINT
  • 00:14:20.652 --> 00:14:22.721
  • AND HE GETS TO THE WHOLE POINTOF A HUMAN BEING.
  • 00:14:22.721 --> 00:14:23.822
  • OF A HUMAN BEING.HE GOES FROM A SHEEP, GOES FROM
  • 00:14:23.822 --> 00:14:25.423
  • HE GOES FROM A SHEEP, GOES FROMAN OBJECT, TO A HUMAN BEING.
  • 00:14:25.423 --> 00:14:26.258
  • AN OBJECT, TO A HUMAN BEING.AND LET'S READ TOGETHER IN
  • 00:14:26.258 --> 00:14:28.360
  • VERSE 11 OF CHAPTER 15.
  • 00:14:30.095 --> 00:14:30.829
  • VERSE 11 OF CHAPTER 15."THEN HE SAID: 'A CERTAIN MAN
  • 00:14:30.829 --> 00:14:34.099
  • "THEN HE SAID: 'A CERTAIN MANHAD TWO SONS.
  • 00:14:34.099 --> 00:14:34.833
  • HAD TWO SONS.AND THE YOUNGER OF THEM SAID TO
  • 00:14:34.833 --> 00:14:36.368
  • AND THE YOUNGER OF THEM SAID TOHIS FATHER, 'FATHER, GIVE ME
  • 00:14:36.368 --> 00:14:38.436
  • HIS FATHER, 'FATHER, GIVE METHE PORTION OF GOODS THAT FALLS
  • 00:14:38.436 --> 00:14:40.538
  • THE PORTION OF GOODS THAT FALLSTO ME.'
  • 00:14:40.538 --> 00:14:41.373
  • TO ME.'SO HE DIVIDED TO THEM
  • 00:14:41.373 --> 00:14:42.774
  • SO HE DIVIDED TO THEMHIS LIVELIHOOD.
  • 00:14:42.774 --> 00:14:43.441
  • HIS LIVELIHOOD.AND NOT MANY DAYS AFTER, THE
  • 00:14:43.441 --> 00:14:44.409
  • AND NOT MANY DAYS AFTER, THEYOUNGER SON GATHERED ALL
  • 00:14:44.409 --> 00:14:46.044
  • YOUNGER SON GATHERED ALLTOGETHER, JOURNEYED TO A FAR
  • 00:14:46.044 --> 00:14:46.978
  • TOGETHER, JOURNEYED TO A FARCOUNTRY, AND THERE WASTED HIS
  • 00:14:46.978 --> 00:14:50.382
  • COUNTRY, AND THERE WASTED HISPOSSESSIONS WITH
  • 00:14:50.382 --> 00:14:51.349
  • POSSESSIONS WITHPRODIGAL LIVING."
  • 00:14:51.349 --> 00:14:51.917
  • PRODIGAL LIVING."LET'S STOP RIGHT HERE.
  • 00:14:51.917 --> 00:14:52.784
  • LET'S STOP RIGHT HERE.MOST OF US ARE PROBABLY
  • 00:14:52.784 --> 00:14:53.385
  • MOST OF US ARE PROBABLYFAMILIAR WITH THE STORY.
  • 00:14:53.385 --> 00:14:54.452
  • FAMILIAR WITH THE STORY.BUT THE WORD "PRODIGAL" --
  • 00:14:54.452 --> 00:14:55.687
  • BUT THE WORD "PRODIGAL" --IN SOME OF YOUR BIBLES,
  • 00:14:55.687 --> 00:14:57.656
  • IN SOME OF YOUR BIBLES,IT WILL SAY "RIOTOUS LIVING,"
  • 00:14:57.656 --> 00:14:59.057
  • IT WILL SAY "RIOTOUS LIVING,"OR "WASTEFUL LIVING."
  • 00:14:59.057 --> 00:14:59.658
  • OR "WASTEFUL LIVING."THE GREEK WORD FOR THAT
  • 00:14:59.658 --> 00:15:00.258
  • THE GREEK WORD FOR THATACTUALLY MEANS
  • 00:15:00.258 --> 00:15:01.927
  • ACTUALLY MEANS"EXPENSIVE LIVING."
  • 00:15:01.927 --> 00:15:04.562
  • "EXPENSIVE LIVING."WHY IS THIS A BIG DEAL?
  • 00:15:04.562 --> 00:15:05.297
  • WHY IS THIS A BIG DEAL?BECAUSE, LATER ON IN THE STORY,
  • 00:15:05.297 --> 00:15:07.198
  • BECAUSE, LATER ON IN THE STORY,THE OLDER BROTHER'S MAD 'CAUSE
  • 00:15:07.198 --> 00:15:08.400
  • THE OLDER BROTHER'S MAD 'CAUSEHE TELLS THE FATHER, "YOUR SON
  • 00:15:08.400 --> 00:15:10.101
  • HE TELLS THE FATHER, "YOUR SONWENT AND SLEPT WITH A BUNCH OF
  • 00:15:10.101 --> 00:15:11.670
  • WENT AND SLEPT WITH A BUNCH OFHARLOTS AND PROSTITUTES."
  • 00:15:11.670 --> 00:15:13.305
  • HARLOTS AND PROSTITUTES."WELL, IF YOU TAKE THE STORY,
  • 00:15:13.305 --> 00:15:14.706
  • WELL, IF YOU TAKE THE STORY,THERE'S NO RECORD OF THE SON
  • 00:15:14.706 --> 00:15:16.241
  • THERE'S NO RECORD OF THE SONACTUALLY DOING THAT.
  • 00:15:16.241 --> 00:15:17.108
  • ACTUALLY DOING THAT.DOESN'T MEAN HE DIDN'T DO IT!
  • 00:15:17.108 --> 00:15:20.645
  • DOESN'T MEAN HE DIDN'T DO IT!IT JUST IS NOT THERE.
  • 00:15:20.645 --> 00:15:21.379
  • IT JUST IS NOT THERE.THE OLDER BROTHER WAS ACCUSING
  • 00:15:21.379 --> 00:15:22.480
  • THE OLDER BROTHER WAS ACCUSINGHIS BROTHER OF SOMETHING.
  • 00:15:22.480 --> 00:15:23.315
  • HIS BROTHER OF SOMETHING.BUT THE WORD, THE GREEK WORD,
  • 00:15:23.315 --> 00:15:24.316
  • BUT THE WORD, THE GREEK WORD,ACTUALLY MEANS EXPENSIVE
  • 00:15:24.316 --> 00:15:25.483
  • ACTUALLY MEANS EXPENSIVELIVING, WHICH MEANS THIS: YOU
  • 00:15:25.483 --> 00:15:27.018
  • LIVING, WHICH MEANS THIS: YOUSPEND ALL YOUR MONEY AND YOU
  • 00:15:27.018 --> 00:15:29.321
  • I THINK THIS IS IMPORTANT
  • 00:15:30.789 --> 00:15:32.457
  • I THINK THIS IS IMPORTANT'CAUSE WHEN YOU THINK: "OH, HE
  • 00:15:32.457 --> 00:15:33.792
  • 'CAUSE WHEN YOU THINK: "OH, HEJUST WENT AND SLEPT WITH A
  • 00:15:33.792 --> 00:15:34.993
  • JUST WENT AND SLEPT WITH ABUNCH OF PROSTITUTES AND
  • 00:15:34.993 --> 00:15:36.061
  • BUNCH OF PROSTITUTES ANDHARLOTS," MOST PEOPLE SAY: "OH,
  • 00:15:36.061 --> 00:15:36.861
  • HARLOTS," MOST PEOPLE SAY: "OH,THAT'S FOR THAT CERTAIN
  • 00:15:36.861 --> 00:15:37.562
  • THAT'S FOR THAT CERTAINKIND OF PERSON.
  • 00:15:37.562 --> 00:15:38.663
  • KIND OF PERSON.THIS STORY IS NO LONGER
  • 00:15:38.663 --> 00:15:39.631
  • THIS STORY IS NO LONGERRELEVANT TO ME BECAUSE I DON'T
  • 00:15:39.631 --> 00:15:42.801
  • RELEVANT TO ME BECAUSE I DON'TDO THOSE THINGS."
  • 00:15:42.801 --> 00:15:43.501
  • DO THOSE THINGS."I WANNA PROPOSE TO YOU: THIS
  • 00:15:43.501 --> 00:15:44.302
  • I WANNA PROPOSE TO YOU: THISSTORY'S MORE RELEVANT TO THE
  • 00:15:44.302 --> 00:15:45.570
  • STORY'S MORE RELEVANT TO THECHURCH AND TO BELIEVERS THAN IT
  • 00:15:45.570 --> 00:15:46.304
  • CHURCH AND TO BELIEVERS THAN ITIS TO NON-BELIEVERS.
  • 00:15:46.304 --> 00:15:48.006
  • IS TO NON-BELIEVERS.WHY WOULD I SAY THAT?
  • 00:15:48.006 --> 00:15:48.907
  • WHY WOULD I SAY THAT?BECAUSE THIS SON WAS LIVING IN
  • 00:15:48.907 --> 00:15:52.110
  • BECAUSE THIS SON WAS LIVING INTHE HOUSE.
  • 00:15:52.110 --> 00:15:53.912
  • THE HOUSE.THIS SON WAS ACTUALLY IN THE
  • 00:15:53.912 --> 00:15:56.381
  • THIS SON WAS ACTUALLY IN THEFOLD OF THE FATHER, WAS IN THE
  • 00:15:56.381 --> 00:15:57.015
  • FOLD OF THE FATHER, WAS IN THECOMMUNITY, IN THE HOUSE,
  • 00:15:57.015 --> 00:15:58.249
  • COMMUNITY, IN THE HOUSE,UNDERNEATH THE COVERING,
  • 00:15:58.249 --> 00:15:59.217
  • UNDERNEATH THE COVERING,PROTECTION, AND THE RESOURCES
  • 00:15:59.217 --> 00:16:00.285
  • PROTECTION, AND THE RESOURCESOF THE FATHER.
  • 00:16:00.285 --> 00:16:01.920
  • OF THE FATHER.AND THE SON CHOSE TO LEAVE
  • 00:16:01.920 --> 00:16:03.154
  • AND THE SON CHOSE TO LEAVETHAT!
  • 00:16:03.154 --> 00:16:04.589
  • THAT!SO, I THINK IT'S ACTUALLY MORE
  • 00:16:04.589 --> 00:16:05.991
  • SO, I THINK IT'S ACTUALLY MORERELEVANT TO EVERY PERSON IN
  • 00:16:05.991 --> 00:16:07.359
  • RELEVANT TO EVERY PERSON INTHIS ROOM THAN WE MIGHT
  • 00:16:07.359 --> 00:16:08.259
  • THIS ROOM THAN WE MIGHTWANNA ADMIT.
  • 00:16:08.259 --> 00:16:10.495
  • WANNA ADMIT.SO, HERE, WE HAVE THIS STORY,
  • 00:16:10.495 --> 00:16:11.830
  • SO, HERE, WE HAVE THIS STORY,THIS SON.
  • 00:16:11.830 --> 00:16:13.298
  • THIS SON.THERE'S WASTEFUL LIVING.
  • 00:16:13.298 --> 00:16:14.032
  • THERE'S WASTEFUL LIVING.WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?
  • 00:16:14.032 --> 00:16:14.733
  • WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?HE WENT OUT AND SPENT ALL
  • 00:16:14.733 --> 00:16:15.300
  • HE WENT OUT AND SPENT ALLHIS MONEY.
  • 00:16:15.300 --> 00:16:17.235
  • HIS MONEY.AND, OBVIOUSLY, WE CAN THINK OF
  • 00:16:17.235 --> 00:16:18.370
  • AND, OBVIOUSLY, WE CAN THINK OFTHE MILLION THINGS HE DID
  • 00:16:18.370 --> 00:16:18.870
  • THE MILLION THINGS HE DIDWITH IT.
  • 00:16:18.870 --> 00:16:19.971
  • WITH IT.AND HE COMES TO A POINT WHERE
  • 00:16:19.971 --> 00:16:21.539
  • AND HE COMES TO A POINT WHEREHE HAD NOTHING LEFT.
  • 00:16:21.539 --> 00:16:23.408
  • HE HAD NOTHING LEFT.AND, AT THE SAME TIME, A FAMINE
  • 00:16:23.408 --> 00:16:24.576
  • AND, AT THE SAME TIME, A FAMINEHITS THE LAND.
  • 00:16:24.576 --> 00:16:26.277
  • HITS THE LAND.AND SO, NO ONE HAS ANYTHING.
  • 00:16:26.277 --> 00:16:28.246
  • AND SO, NO ONE HAS ANYTHING.THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS
  • 00:16:28.246 --> 00:16:29.647
  • THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ISSHOOTING THROUGH THE ROOF.
  • 00:16:29.647 --> 00:16:31.082
  • SHOOTING THROUGH THE ROOF.THERE'S NO JOBS, THERE'S
  • 00:16:31.082 --> 00:16:32.083
  • THERE'S NO JOBS, THERE'SNO RESOURCES.
  • 00:16:32.083 --> 00:16:33.952
  • NO RESOURCES.EVERYBODY IS HURTING.
  • 00:16:33.952 --> 00:16:35.153
  • EVERYBODY IS HURTING.SO, HE FINDS WAY TO GET A JOB
  • 00:16:35.153 --> 00:16:36.621
  • SO, HE FINDS WAY TO GET A JOBFEEDING PIGS.
  • 00:16:36.621 --> 00:16:38.857
  • FEEDING PIGS.AND IN THE STORY, AND A COUPLE
  • 00:16:38.857 --> 00:16:40.325
  • AND IN THE STORY, AND A COUPLEVERSES LATER, IT SAYS HE FOUND
  • 00:16:40.325 --> 00:16:43.061
  • VERSES LATER, IT SAYS HE FOUNDHIMSELF SO HUNGRY THAT THE
  • 00:16:43.061 --> 00:16:45.630
  • HIMSELF SO HUNGRY THAT THEPIG'S FOOD LOOKED GOOD.
  • 00:16:45.630 --> 00:16:46.798
  • PIG'S FOOD LOOKED GOOD.HERE'S THE PROBLEM -- THAT WHAT
  • 00:16:46.798 --> 00:16:48.366
  • HERE'S THE PROBLEM -- THAT WHATPIGS ATE IN THAT DAY, THE HUMAN
  • 00:16:48.366 --> 00:16:50.035
  • PIGS ATE IN THAT DAY, THE HUMANBODY COULD NOT DIGEST.
  • 00:16:50.035 --> 00:16:52.137
  • BODY COULD NOT DIGEST.SO, HE FOUND HIMSELF WANTING TO
  • 00:16:52.137 --> 00:16:53.438
  • SO, HE FOUND HIMSELF WANTING TOEAT SOMETHING THAT THE BODY
  • 00:16:53.438 --> 00:16:54.606
  • EAT SOMETHING THAT THE BODYCANNOT ACTUALLY DIGEST.
  • 00:16:54.606 --> 00:16:56.708
  • CANNOT ACTUALLY DIGEST.AND HE REALIZED AMONGST
  • 00:16:56.708 --> 00:16:58.176
  • AND HE REALIZED AMONGSTHIMSELF, HE SAID: OH, MY GOSH!
  • 00:16:58.176 --> 00:17:00.412
  • HIMSELF, HE SAID: OH, MY GOSH!I AM STARVING BEYOND STARVING.
  • 00:17:00.412 --> 00:17:01.713
  • I AM STARVING BEYOND STARVING.I'M ABOUT TO DIE.
  • 00:17:01.713 --> 00:17:03.114
  • I'M ABOUT TO DIE.AND THAT WAS THE TRIGGER
  • 00:17:03.114 --> 00:17:03.882
  • AND THAT WAS THE TRIGGERMOMENT.
  • 00:17:03.882 --> 00:17:05.283
  • MOMENT.HE SAID: HOW DO I GO HOME
  • 00:17:05.283 --> 00:17:06.117
  • HE SAID: HOW DO I GO HOMETO MY FATHER?
  • 00:17:06.117 --> 00:17:07.752
  • TO MY FATHER?I WANNA PROPOSE TO YOU: HE
  • 00:17:07.752 --> 00:17:08.686
  • I WANNA PROPOSE TO YOU: HEWASN'T REPENTANT YET.
  • 00:17:08.686 --> 00:17:11.256
  • WASN'T REPENTANT YET.HE WENT HOME 'CAUSE HE
  • 00:17:11.256 --> 00:17:12.590
  • HE WENT HOME 'CAUSE HEWAS HUNGRY!
  • 00:17:12.590 --> 00:17:16.061
  • WAS HUNGRY!HE'S LIKE: I AM STARVING!
  • 00:17:16.061 --> 00:17:16.728
  • HE'S LIKE: I AM STARVING!WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO GET
  • 00:17:16.728 --> 00:17:18.463
  • WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO GETSOME FOOD IN MY BELLY?
  • 00:17:18.463 --> 00:17:19.564
  • SOME FOOD IN MY BELLY?SO, HE BEGAN TO CONSPIRE
  • 00:17:19.564 --> 00:17:20.565
  • SO, HE BEGAN TO CONSPIREA STORY.
  • 00:17:20.565 --> 00:17:21.199
  • A STORY.HE THOUGHT: WELL, I LOST
  • 00:17:21.199 --> 00:17:22.100
  • HE THOUGHT: WELL, I LOSTMY SONSHIP.
  • 00:17:22.100 --> 00:17:23.501
  • MY SONSHIP.LOST THAT ONE A WHILE AGO.
  • 00:17:23.501 --> 00:17:25.437
  • LOST THAT ONE A WHILE AGO.AND SO, HE THOUGHT: WELL, I'LL
  • 00:17:25.437 --> 00:17:27.372
  • AND SO, HE THOUGHT: WELL, I'LLJUST GO HOME, AND I'LL
  • 00:17:27.372 --> 00:17:28.373
  • JUST GO HOME, AND I'LLAPOLOGIZE, AND JUST SAY,
  • 00:17:28.373 --> 00:17:30.041
  • APOLOGIZE, AND JUST SAY,"PLEASE HIRE ME AS A SERVANT SO
  • 00:17:30.041 --> 00:17:32.243
  • "PLEASE HIRE ME AS A SERVANT SOI CAN AT LEAST HAVE SOME FOOD."
  • 00:17:32.243 --> 00:17:33.645
  • I CAN AT LEAST HAVE SOME FOOD."I WANNA PROPOSE TO YOU THAT I
  • 00:17:33.645 --> 00:17:34.345
  • I WANNA PROPOSE TO YOU THAT IDON'T EVEN KNOW IF HE'S FULLY
  • 00:17:34.345 --> 00:17:34.913
  • DON'T EVEN KNOW IF HE'S FULLYAWARE OF THE DAMAGE HE
  • 00:17:34.913 --> 00:17:37.415
  • AWARE OF THE DAMAGE HEHAS CAUSED.
  • 00:17:37.415 --> 00:17:38.349
  • HAS CAUSED.HE DID NOT GO HOME BECAUSE HE
  • 00:17:38.349 --> 00:17:39.417
  • HE DID NOT GO HOME BECAUSE HEBROKE HIS FATHER'S HEART.
  • 00:17:39.417 --> 00:17:41.519
  • BROKE HIS FATHER'S HEART.HE DID NOT GO HOME BECAUSE HE
  • 00:17:41.519 --> 00:17:43.455
  • HE DID NOT GO HOME BECAUSE HESHAMED HIS FATHER, HIS FAMILY.
  • 00:17:43.455 --> 00:17:44.322
  • SHAMED HIS FATHER, HIS FAMILY.HE WENT HOME 'CAUSE HE
  • 00:17:44.322 --> 00:17:45.256
  • HE WENT HOME 'CAUSE HEWAS HUNGRY.
  • 00:17:45.256 --> 00:17:46.658
  • WAS HUNGRY.ISN'T IT INTERESTING THAT
  • 00:17:46.658 --> 00:17:48.893
  • ISN'T IT INTERESTING THATSOMETIMES WE GO TO GOD FOR THE
  • 00:17:48.893 --> 00:17:49.794
  • SOMETIMES WE GO TO GOD FOR THEWRONG REASON, BUT YET THE AGAPE
  • 00:17:49.794 --> 00:17:53.264
  • WRONG REASON, BUT YET THE AGAPELOVE OF GOD EMBRACES YOU?
  • 00:17:53.264 --> 00:17:55.567
  • LOVE OF GOD EMBRACES YOU?ISN'T IT INTERESTING THAT WE'RE
  • 00:17:55.567 --> 00:17:56.434
  • ISN'T IT INTERESTING THAT WE'RELIKE, "WELL, THEY'RE NOT
  • 00:17:56.434 --> 00:17:57.235
  • LIKE, "WELL, THEY'RE NOTREPENTING FULLY"?
  • 00:17:57.235 --> 00:17:58.269
  • REPENTING FULLY"?NAW, JUST LET 'EM GET INTO
  • 00:17:58.269 --> 00:17:58.736
  • NAW, JUST LET 'EM GET INTOGOD'S EMBRACE.
  • 00:17:58.736 --> 00:17:59.370
  • GOD'S EMBRACE.LET THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD
  • 00:17:59.370 --> 00:18:00.305
  • LET THE AGAPE LOVE OF GODCOVER THEM.
  • 00:18:00.305 --> 00:18:01.039
  • COVER THEM.AND IN THAT, THERE WILL BE
  • 00:18:01.039 --> 00:18:02.574
  • AND IN THAT, THERE WILL BEFULL REPENTANCE.
  • 00:18:02.574 --> 00:18:03.308
  • FULL REPENTANCE.[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:18:03.308 --> 00:18:03.942
  • [APPLAUSE]I'M SO ENCOURAGE BY THAT!
  • 00:18:03.942 --> 00:18:05.043
  • I'M SO ENCOURAGE BY THAT!IT'S LIKE: I MIGHT NOT HAVE MY
  • 00:18:05.043 --> 00:18:06.377
  • IT'S LIKE: I MIGHT NOT HAVE MYWORDS RIGHT, I MIGHT NOT HAVE
  • 00:18:06.377 --> 00:18:07.612
  • WORDS RIGHT, I MIGHT NOT HAVEMY MOTIVES RIGHT, BUT AS LONG
  • 00:18:07.612 --> 00:18:09.147
  • MY MOTIVES RIGHT, BUT AS LONGAS I'M WALKING TOWARDS
  • 00:18:09.147 --> 00:18:09.781
  • AS I'M WALKING TOWARDSTHE FATHER...
  • 00:18:09.781 --> 00:18:11.316
  • THE FATHER...AND SOME OF YOU NEED TO
  • 00:18:11.316 --> 00:18:11.883
  • AND SOME OF YOU NEED TOHEAR THIS.
  • 00:18:11.883 --> 00:18:12.617
  • HEAR THIS."LIKE, I DON'T KNOW WHAT
  • 00:18:12.617 --> 00:18:13.184
  • "LIKE, I DON'T KNOW WHATTO DO."
  • 00:18:13.184 --> 00:18:14.752
  • TO DO."JUST GO TO THE FATHER!
  • 00:18:14.752 --> 00:18:15.720
  • JUST GO TO THE FATHER!JUST MAKE A DECISION TO GO
  • 00:18:15.720 --> 00:18:17.088
  • JUST MAKE A DECISION TO GOTO HIM.
  • 00:18:17.088 --> 00:18:17.956
  • TO HIM.EVEN IF IT'S NOT THE RIGHT
  • 00:18:17.956 --> 00:18:19.157
  • EVEN IF IT'S NOT THE RIGHTPRAYER OR THE RIGHT RECOGNITION
  • 00:18:19.157 --> 00:18:20.725
  • PRAYER OR THE RIGHT RECOGNITIONOF YOUR SIN, JUST WALK TO
  • 00:18:20.725 --> 00:18:22.127
  • OF YOUR SIN, JUST WALK TOTHE FATHER.
  • 00:18:22.127 --> 00:18:23.328
  • THE FATHER.'CAUSE SOMEHOW THE AGAPE LOVE
  • 00:18:23.328 --> 00:18:25.697
  • 'CAUSE SOMEHOW THE AGAPE LOVEOF GOD WILL SHAPE YOU, WILL
  • 00:18:25.697 --> 00:18:27.298
  • OF GOD WILL SHAPE YOU, WILLFORM YOU, WILL CAUSE YOU TO
  • 00:18:27.298 --> 00:18:29.167
  • FORM YOU, WILL CAUSE YOU TOCOME TO YOUR PLACE.
  • 00:18:29.167 --> 00:18:30.135
  • COME TO YOUR PLACE."OH, MY GOSH, NOW I REALIZE MY
  • 00:18:30.135 --> 00:18:31.769
  • "OH, MY GOSH, NOW I REALIZE MYSIN, 'CAUSE I EXPERIENCED THE
  • 00:18:31.769 --> 00:18:32.737
  • SIN, 'CAUSE I EXPERIENCED THEGOODNESS OF THE FATHER."
  • 00:18:32.737 --> 00:18:34.606
  • GOODNESS OF THE FATHER."[APPLAUSE]
  • 00:18:34.606 --> 00:18:35.340
  • [APPLAUSE]SO, WE HAVE THIS MAN.
  • 00:18:35.340 --> 00:18:37.842
  • SO, HE GOES HOME.
  • 00:18:38.910 --> 00:18:39.844
  • SO, HE GOES HOME.LET'S PICK UP IN VERSE 18.
  • 00:18:39.844 --> 00:18:40.945
  • LET'S PICK UP IN VERSE 18."...'"I WILL ARISE AND GO TO MY
  • 00:18:40.945 --> 00:18:42.347
  • "...'"I WILL ARISE AND GO TO MYFATHER, AND WILL SAY TO HIM,
  • 00:18:42.347 --> 00:18:44.115
  • FATHER, AND WILL SAY TO HIM,'FATHER, I HAVE SINNED AGAINST
  • 00:18:44.115 --> 00:18:46.618
  • 'FATHER, I HAVE SINNED AGAINSTHEAVEN AND BEFORE YOU, AND I AM
  • 00:18:46.618 --> 00:18:47.552
  • HEAVEN AND BEFORE YOU, AND I AMNO LONGER WORTHY TO BE CALLED
  • 00:18:47.552 --> 00:18:48.253
  • NO LONGER WORTHY TO BE CALLEDYOUR SON.
  • 00:18:48.253 --> 00:18:50.855
  • YOUR SON.MAKE ME LIKE ONE OF YOUR HIRED
  • 00:18:50.855 --> 00:18:52.657
  • MAKE ME LIKE ONE OF YOUR HIREDSERVANTS."'"
  • 00:18:52.657 --> 00:18:54.092
  • SERVANTS."'"SO, HE ACTUALLY COMES UP--
  • 00:18:54.092 --> 00:18:54.859
  • SO, HE ACTUALLY COMES UP--NOW, IS THAT FULL REPENTANCE?
  • 00:18:54.859 --> 00:18:55.960
  • NOW, IS THAT FULL REPENTANCE?THERE'S SOME MEASURE
  • 00:18:55.960 --> 00:18:56.628
  • THERE'S SOME MEASUREOF REPENTANCE.
  • 00:18:56.628 --> 00:18:57.395
  • OF REPENTANCE.BUT I'M TELLING YOU -- HE WENT
  • 00:18:57.395 --> 00:18:58.396
  • BUT I'M TELLING YOU -- HE WENTHOME 'CAUSE HE WAS WHAT?
  • 00:18:58.396 --> 00:18:59.497
  • HOME 'CAUSE HE WAS WHAT?- ALL: HUNGRY.
  • 00:18:59.497 --> 00:19:01.299
  • - ALL: HUNGRY.- ERIC: AMAZING WHAT YOU DO
  • 00:19:01.299 --> 00:19:01.900
  • - ERIC: AMAZING WHAT YOU DOWHEN YOU'RE HUNGRY.
  • 00:19:01.900 --> 00:19:02.934
  • WHEN YOU'RE HUNGRY."I DON'T CARE WHAT IT TAKES --
  • 00:19:02.934 --> 00:19:03.701
  • "I DON'T CARE WHAT IT TAKES --I'M GETTING SOME FOOD IN
  • 00:19:03.701 --> 00:19:04.235
  • I'M GETTING SOME FOOD INMY BELLY."
  • 00:19:04.235 --> 00:19:05.803
  • MY BELLY."AND LOOK WHAT THE FATHER DOES.
  • 00:19:05.803 --> 00:19:07.605
  • AND LOOK WHAT THE FATHER DOES.SO, HE CONSPIRED: THAT'S WHAT
  • 00:19:07.605 --> 00:19:08.606
  • SO, HE CONSPIRED: THAT'S WHATI'M GONNA TELL MY DAD.
  • 00:19:08.606 --> 00:19:10.108
  • I'M GONNA TELL MY DAD.SO HE BEGINS HIS JOURNEY HOME,
  • 00:19:10.108 --> 00:19:10.708
  • SO HE BEGINS HIS JOURNEY HOME,IN VERSE 20.
  • 00:19:10.708 --> 00:19:11.910
  • IN VERSE 20."...'AND HE AROSE AND CAME TO
  • 00:19:11.910 --> 00:19:12.911
  • "...'AND HE AROSE AND CAME TOHIS FATHER.
  • 00:19:12.911 --> 00:19:14.245
  • HIS FATHER.BUT WHEN HE WAS STILL A GREAT
  • 00:19:14.245 --> 00:19:15.747
  • BUT WHEN HE WAS STILL A GREATWAY OFF, HIS FATHER SAW HIM AND
  • 00:19:15.747 --> 00:19:18.183
  • WAY OFF, HIS FATHER SAW HIM ANDHAD COMPASSION, AND RAN AND
  • 00:19:18.183 --> 00:19:20.652
  • HAD COMPASSION, AND RAN ANDFELL ON HIS NECK AND
  • 00:19:20.652 --> 00:19:23.254
  • FELL ON HIS NECK ANDKISSED HIM.'"
  • 00:19:23.254 --> 00:19:24.589
  • KISSED HIM.'"THIS-- THIS PART OF THE STORY'S
  • 00:19:24.589 --> 00:19:25.557
  • THIS-- THIS PART OF THE STORY'SSO HARD, 'CAUSE IN AN ENGLISH,
  • 00:19:25.557 --> 00:19:27.258
  • SO HARD, 'CAUSE IN AN ENGLISH,WESTERN CONTEXT, WE DON'T
  • 00:19:27.258 --> 00:19:28.493
  • WESTERN CONTEXT, WE DON'TUNDERSTAND THE RAMIFICATIONS OF
  • 00:19:28.493 --> 00:19:31.462
  • UNDERSTAND THE RAMIFICATIONS OFWHAT'S TAKING PLACE HERE.
  • 00:19:31.462 --> 00:19:32.630
  • WHAT'S TAKING PLACE HERE.SO, WALK WITH ME, HERE.
  • 00:19:32.630 --> 00:19:33.198
  • SO, WALK WITH ME, HERE.WE GOT THIS YOUNG MAN:
  • 00:19:33.198 --> 00:19:33.598
  • WE GOT THIS YOUNG MAN:I'M HUNGRY.
  • 00:19:33.598 --> 00:19:34.599
  • I'M HUNGRY.I'M GONNA APOLOGIZE JUST TO GET
  • 00:19:34.599 --> 00:19:35.466
  • I'M GONNA APOLOGIZE JUST TO GETSOME FOOD.
  • 00:19:35.466 --> 00:19:36.634
  • SOME FOOD.AND HE BEGINS HIS JOURNEY HOME.
  • 00:19:36.634 --> 00:19:38.069
  • AND HE BEGINS HIS JOURNEY HOME.AND, SOMEHOW, THE FATHER
  • 00:19:38.069 --> 00:19:40.872
  • AND, SOMEHOW, THE FATHERIS WAITING.
  • 00:19:40.872 --> 00:19:41.573
  • IS WAITING.WE HAVE TO ASK THE QUESTION:
  • 00:19:41.573 --> 00:19:43.241
  • HE HAS NO IDEA WHEN THE SON'S
  • 00:19:44.809 --> 00:19:45.677
  • HE HAS NO IDEA WHEN THE SON'SCOMING HOME.
  • 00:19:45.677 --> 00:19:46.244
  • COMING HOME.BUT HE'S IN A POSITION
  • 00:19:46.244 --> 00:19:49.480
  • BUT HE'S IN A POSITIONOF WAITING
  • 00:19:49.480 --> 00:19:50.215
  • OF WAITINGTHIS IS WHAT AGAPE LOVE DOES --
  • 00:19:50.215 --> 00:19:51.849
  • THIS IS WHAT AGAPE LOVE DOES --IT WAITS!
  • 00:19:51.849 --> 00:19:52.750
  • IT WAITS!NOW, IT MIGHT NOT KNOW WHEN
  • 00:19:52.750 --> 00:19:53.851
  • NOW, IT MIGHT NOT KNOW WHENIT'S GONNA HAPPEN.
  • 00:19:53.851 --> 00:19:54.652
  • IT'S GONNA HAPPEN.IT WILL ALWAYS BE THERE
  • 00:19:54.652 --> 00:19:55.753
  • IT WILL ALWAYS BE THEREWAITING FOR YOU.
  • 00:19:55.753 --> 00:19:58.323
  • WAITING FOR YOU.AND SO, THE FATHER LOOKS.
  • 00:19:58.323 --> 00:19:59.224
  • AND SO, THE FATHER LOOKS.AND THEN, THE FATHER RUNS!
  • 00:19:59.224 --> 00:20:01.626
  • AND THEN, THE FATHER RUNS!WHY IS THIS A BIG DEAL?
  • 00:20:01.626 --> 00:20:02.660
  • WHY IS THIS A BIG DEAL?BECAUSE THIS IS A
  • 00:20:02.660 --> 00:20:04.662
  • BECAUSE THIS IS AMIDDLE EASTERN FIRST-CENTURY
  • 00:20:04.662 --> 00:20:06.197
  • MIDDLE EASTERN FIRST-CENTURYMAN.
  • 00:20:06.197 --> 00:20:08.066
  • MAN.FIRST-CENTURY MIDDLE EASTERN
  • 00:20:08.066 --> 00:20:09.400
  • FIRST-CENTURY MIDDLE EASTERNMEN DON'T RUN.
  • 00:20:09.400 --> 00:20:12.637
  • MEN DON'T RUN.THEY'RE NOT ALLOWED TO RUN.
  • 00:20:12.637 --> 00:20:13.571
  • THEY'RE NOT ALLOWED TO RUN.IT'S A CUSTOM.
  • 00:20:13.571 --> 00:20:15.440
  • IT'S A CUSTOM.YOU HAVE A ROBE ON, WHICH
  • 00:20:15.440 --> 00:20:17.208
  • YOU HAVE A ROBE ON, WHICHYOU'RE A MAN OF POSITION.
  • 00:20:17.208 --> 00:20:18.543
  • YOU'RE A MAN OF POSITION.ALL EVERYBODY ELSE DOES THE
  • 00:20:18.543 --> 00:20:19.177
  • ALL EVERYBODY ELSE DOES THERUNNING, BUT YOU DON'T DO
  • 00:20:19.177 --> 00:20:19.777
  • RUNNING, BUT YOU DON'T DOTHE RUNNING.
  • 00:20:19.777 --> 00:20:20.612
  • THE RUNNING.WHY?
  • 00:20:20.612 --> 00:20:21.412
  • WHY?BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO PUT YOUR
  • 00:20:21.412 --> 00:20:22.880
  • BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO PUT YOURROBE UP, TUCK IT IN YOUR BELT,
  • 00:20:22.880 --> 00:20:24.449
  • ROBE UP, TUCK IT IN YOUR BELT,AND YOU REVEAL YOUR BARE LEGS.
  • 00:20:24.449 --> 00:20:25.717
  • AND YOU REVEAL YOUR BARE LEGS.FOR A MAN OF HIS POSITION TO
  • 00:20:25.717 --> 00:20:27.752
  • FOR A MAN OF HIS POSITION TOREVEAL HIS BARE LEGS IS A SHAME
  • 00:20:27.752 --> 00:20:29.187
  • REVEAL HIS BARE LEGS IS A SHAMEAND AN EMBARRASSMENT AND IT
  • 00:20:29.187 --> 00:20:31.055
  • AND AN EMBARRASSMENT AND ITBREAKS ALL THE CUSTOMS.
  • 00:20:31.055 --> 00:20:32.523
  • BREAKS ALL THE CUSTOMS.IT IS THE NO-NO OF THE CULTURE.
  • 00:20:32.523 --> 00:20:34.158
  • IT IS THE NO-NO OF THE CULTURE.AND THIS MAN SAID,
  • 00:20:34.158 --> 00:20:34.892
  • AND THIS MAN SAID,"I DON'T CARE!"
  • 00:20:34.892 --> 00:20:36.361
  • "I DON'T CARE!"AND HE BROKE THE RULE.
  • 00:20:36.361 --> 00:20:37.328
  • AND HE BROKE THE RULE.HE TUCKED IN HIS ROBE AND
  • 00:20:37.328 --> 00:20:38.663
  • HE TUCKED IN HIS ROBE ANDBEGAN TO RUN.
  • 00:20:38.663 --> 00:20:39.564
  • BEGAN TO RUN.SO, HE'S DOING THE NEXT
  • 00:20:39.564 --> 00:20:40.598
  • SO, HE'S DOING THE NEXTWRONG THING.
  • 00:20:40.598 --> 00:20:41.432
  • WRONG THING.HE'S RUNNING.
  • 00:20:41.432 --> 00:20:42.100
  • HE'S RUNNING.HE'S NOT SUPPOSED TO RUN.
  • 00:20:42.100 --> 00:20:43.268
  • HE'S NOT SUPPOSED TO RUN.BUT WHY WAS HE RUNNING TO
  • 00:20:43.268 --> 00:20:46.871
  • BUT WHY WAS HE RUNNING TOMEET THE SON?
  • 00:20:46.871 --> 00:20:47.572
  • MEET THE SON?WHY DO YOU THINK HE'S WAITING
  • 00:20:47.572 --> 00:20:48.139
  • WHY DO YOU THINK HE'S WAITINGFOR THE SON TO COME TO
  • 00:20:48.139 --> 00:20:48.539
  • FOR THE SON TO COME TOTHE VILLAGE?
  • 00:20:48.539 --> 00:20:49.240
  • THE VILLAGE?BECAUSE IF THE SON GOT TO THE
  • 00:20:49.240 --> 00:20:50.008
  • BECAUSE IF THE SON GOT TO THEVILLAGE FIRST BEFORE THE FATHER
  • 00:20:50.008 --> 00:20:51.175
  • VILLAGE FIRST BEFORE THE FATHERGOT TO THE SON, A TRADITION
  • 00:20:51.175 --> 00:20:52.910
  • GOT TO THE SON, A TRADITIONCALLED "KEZAZAH" WOULD
  • 00:20:52.910 --> 00:20:55.480
  • CALLED "KEZAZAH" WOULDTAKE PLACE.
  • 00:20:55.480 --> 00:20:56.214
  • TAKE PLACE.AND THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A
  • 00:20:56.214 --> 00:20:58.883
  • AND THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ASON, A JEWISH SON, EXPEND THEIR
  • 00:20:58.883 --> 00:21:00.652
  • SON, A JEWISH SON, EXPEND THEIRINHERITANCE AMONGST THE
  • 00:21:00.652 --> 00:21:02.153
  • INHERITANCE AMONGST THEGENTILES -- WHEN THEY CAME
  • 00:21:02.153 --> 00:21:04.522
  • GENTILES -- WHEN THEY CAMEHOME, THE VILLAGE WOULD SHOW UP
  • 00:21:04.522 --> 00:21:06.491
  • HOME, THE VILLAGE WOULD SHOW UPWITH A HUGE POT AND THEY'D
  • 00:21:06.491 --> 00:21:08.293
  • WITH A HUGE POT AND THEY'DSHATTER IT ON THE GROUND.
  • 00:21:08.293 --> 00:21:10.061
  • SHATTER IT ON THE GROUND.AND THEY'D EXCOMMUNICATE HIM
  • 00:21:10.061 --> 00:21:11.129
  • AND THEY'D EXCOMMUNICATE HIMAND BAN HIM FOREVER.
  • 00:21:11.129 --> 00:21:13.631
  • AND BAN HIM FOREVER.SO, THIS SON KNOWS WHAT HE'S
  • 00:21:13.631 --> 00:21:16.267
  • HE'S AWARE: I'M ABOUT TO BE
  • 00:21:17.568 --> 00:21:18.670
  • HE'S AWARE: I'M ABOUT TO BEBANNED FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE
  • 00:21:18.670 --> 00:21:21.739
  • BANNED FOR THE REST OF MY LIFEFOR WHAT I'VE DONE, BUT I'M SO
  • 00:21:21.739 --> 00:21:22.640
  • FOR WHAT I'VE DONE, BUT I'M SOHUNGRY, I'M GOING HOME.
  • 00:21:22.640 --> 00:21:24.942
  • HUNGRY, I'M GOING HOME.SO, ON THE WAY HOME, ALL OF A
  • 00:21:24.942 --> 00:21:25.710
  • SO, ON THE WAY HOME, ALL OF ASUDDEN, THE FATHER COMES
  • 00:21:25.710 --> 00:21:27.278
  • SUDDEN, THE FATHER COMESRUNNING OUT.
  • 00:21:27.278 --> 00:21:29.013
  • RUNNING OUT.SO, AS THEY SEE THE SON,
  • 00:21:29.013 --> 00:21:30.915
  • SO, AS THEY SEE THE SON,SOMEONE'S: "GO GET THE POT!"
  • 00:21:30.915 --> 00:21:33.451
  • SOMEONE'S: "GO GET THE POT!"[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:21:33.451 --> 00:21:34.352
  • [LAUGHTER]TWO GUYS LIFT THE POT UP, THEY
  • 00:21:34.352 --> 00:21:35.253
  • TWO GUYS LIFT THE POT UP, THEYCOME OUT, AND THEY CAN'T FIGURE
  • 00:21:35.253 --> 00:21:36.954
  • COME OUT, AND THEY CAN'T FIGUREOUT WHY THE GUY IS RUNNING.
  • 00:21:36.954 --> 00:21:38.623
  • OUT WHY THE GUY IS RUNNING.THEY'RE LIKE, "OH, WELL, WE'LL
  • 00:21:38.623 --> 00:21:39.390
  • THEY'RE LIKE, "OH, WELL, WE'LLJUST KEEP GOING WITH THE POT."
  • 00:21:39.390 --> 00:21:40.458
  • JUST KEEP GOING WITH THE POT."THEY BRING THE POT TO
  • 00:21:40.458 --> 00:21:41.225
  • THEY BRING THE POT TOTHE VILLAGE.
  • 00:21:41.225 --> 00:21:42.393
  • THE VILLAGE.AND, ALL OF A SUDDEN, THEY SEE
  • 00:21:42.393 --> 00:21:44.529
  • AND, ALL OF A SUDDEN, THEY SEETHE MAN BREAK ALL THE RULES IN
  • 00:21:44.529 --> 00:21:46.331
  • THE MAN BREAK ALL THE RULES INTHE BOOK, EMBRACE THE SON,
  • 00:21:46.331 --> 00:21:48.433
  • THE BOOK, EMBRACE THE SON,KISS HIM ON HIS NECK.
  • 00:21:48.433 --> 00:21:49.567
  • KISS HIM ON HIS NECK.AND THEN, HE TURNS AROUND AND
  • 00:21:49.567 --> 00:21:50.535
  • AND THEN, HE TURNS AROUND ANDSAYS, "BRING ME A ROBE!"
  • 00:21:50.535 --> 00:21:53.604
  • SAYS, "BRING ME A ROBE!"AND THEY SAY, "I GUESS WE'RE
  • 00:21:53.604 --> 00:21:54.906
  • AND THEY SAY, "I GUESS WE'RENOT BREAKING A POT TODAY."
  • 00:21:54.906 --> 00:21:56.474
  • NOT BREAKING A POT TODAY."[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:21:56.474 --> 00:21:57.141
  • [LAUGHTER]AND THEY WENT AND PUT A POT
  • 00:21:57.141 --> 00:21:58.876
  • AND THEY WENT AND PUT A POTBACK, THEY GOT THE ROBE, AND
  • 00:21:58.876 --> 00:22:00.578
  • BACK, THEY GOT THE ROBE, ANDTHEN, THE MAN SAID: "GET SOME
  • 00:22:00.578 --> 00:22:01.713
  • THEN, THE MAN SAID: "GET SOMESANDALS -- BRAND-NEW ONES,
  • 00:22:01.713 --> 00:22:02.580
  • SANDALS -- BRAND-NEW ONES,PLEASE!
  • 00:22:02.580 --> 00:22:03.414
  • PLEASE!BRAND-NEW ONES."
  • 00:22:03.414 --> 00:22:05.316
  • BRAND-NEW ONES."AND THEN, HE YELLS ONE OF THE
  • 00:22:05.316 --> 00:22:06.384
  • AND THEN, HE YELLS ONE OF THEMOST POWERFUL THINGS.
  • 00:22:06.384 --> 00:22:07.452
  • MOST POWERFUL THINGS.HE SAYS: "BRING ME MY RING!"
  • 00:22:07.452 --> 00:22:10.355
  • HE SAYS: "BRING ME MY RING!"THIS IS CRAZY -- GIVING HIM
  • 00:22:10.355 --> 00:22:11.889
  • THIS IS CRAZY -- GIVING HIMA NEW ROBE!
  • 00:22:11.889 --> 00:22:13.825
  • A NEW ROBE!THIS GUY'S ABOUT TO BE BANNED,
  • 00:22:13.825 --> 00:22:15.593
  • THIS GUY'S ABOUT TO BE BANNED,EXCOMMUNICATED, BUT THE FATHER
  • 00:22:15.593 --> 00:22:17.261
  • EXCOMMUNICATED, BUT THE FATHERGOT TO HIM FIRST BEFORE
  • 00:22:17.261 --> 00:22:19.063
  • GOT TO HIM FIRST BEFORECONDEMNATION COULD.
  • 00:22:19.063 --> 00:22:20.765
  • CONDEMNATION COULD.THE FATHER GOT TO HIM FIRST
  • 00:22:20.765 --> 00:22:22.533
  • THE FATHER GOT TO HIM FIRSTBEFORE JUDGMENT COULD.
  • 00:22:22.533 --> 00:22:24.836
  • BEFORE JUDGMENT COULD.THE FATHER GOT TO HIM FIRST
  • 00:22:24.836 --> 00:22:27.405
  • THE FATHER GOT TO HIM FIRSTBEFORE THE WAGES OF SIN COULD
  • 00:22:27.405 --> 00:22:28.706
  • BEFORE THE WAGES OF SIN COULDGET TO HIM.
  • 00:22:28.706 --> 00:22:31.876
  • GET TO HIM.PUT THE ROBE ON HIM.
  • 00:22:31.876 --> 00:22:34.345
  • PUT THE ROBE ON HIM.PUT THE SANDALS ON HIM.
  • 00:22:34.345 --> 00:22:34.912
  • PUT THE SANDALS ON HIM.AND THEN, HE GIVES HIM
  • 00:22:34.912 --> 00:22:35.613
  • AND THEN, HE GIVES HIMHIS RING.
  • 00:22:35.613 --> 00:22:36.381
  • HIS RING.THIS IS HUGE.
  • 00:22:36.381 --> 00:22:37.682
  • THIS IS HUGE.WHY?
  • 00:22:37.682 --> 00:22:38.616
  • WHY?BECAUSE THAT RING NOW GAVE THE
  • 00:22:38.616 --> 00:22:40.385
  • BECAUSE THAT RING NOW GAVE THESON, PUT HIM BACK IN HIS PLACE
  • 00:22:40.385 --> 00:22:42.353
  • SON, PUT HIM BACK IN HIS PLACEOF AUTHORITY, IN A MOMENT.
  • 00:22:42.353 --> 00:22:44.522
  • OF AUTHORITY, IN A MOMENT.WHAT'S CRAZY IS I DON'T KNOW IF
  • 00:22:44.522 --> 00:22:45.523
  • WHAT'S CRAZY IS I DON'T KNOW IFHE'S REPENTED FULLY YET.
  • 00:22:45.523 --> 00:22:48.626
  • HE'S REPENTED FULLY YET.HE WAS JUST HUNGRY!
  • 00:22:48.626 --> 00:22:49.260
  • HE WAS JUST HUNGRY!GOD'S LIKE: I DON'T CARE.
  • 00:22:49.260 --> 00:22:49.727
  • GOD'S LIKE: I DON'T CARE.YOU'RE HUNGRY?
  • 00:22:49.727 --> 00:22:50.194
  • YOU'RE HUNGRY?COME HOME.
  • 00:22:50.194 --> 00:22:50.862
  • COME HOME.I'LL TAKE CARE OF YA.
  • 00:22:50.862 --> 00:22:51.829
  • I'LL TAKE CARE OF YA.IT'S AMAZING WHAT THE AGAPE
  • 00:22:51.829 --> 00:22:53.564
  • IT'S AMAZING WHAT THE AGAPELOVE WILL DO.
  • 00:22:53.564 --> 00:22:54.599
  • LOVE WILL DO.IT'S AMAZING WHAT THE GRACE AND
  • 00:22:54.599 --> 00:22:55.967
  • IT'S AMAZING WHAT THE GRACE ANDMERCY OF JESUS CHRIST ACTUALLY
  • 00:22:55.967 --> 00:22:57.135
  • MERCY OF JESUS CHRIST ACTUALLYLOOKS LIKE.
  • 00:22:57.135 --> 00:22:59.237
  • LOOKS LIKE.PUTS THE RING ON THE FINGER.
  • 00:22:59.237 --> 00:23:00.271
  • PUTS THE RING ON THE FINGER.NOW, THE SON HAS THE POWER AND
  • 00:23:00.271 --> 00:23:04.442
  • NOW, THE SON HAS THE POWER ANDAUTHORITY TO ACT AND OPERATE
  • 00:23:04.442 --> 00:23:06.878
  • IT'S INTERESTING, 'CAUSE, WE
  • 00:23:08.413 --> 00:23:09.147
  • IT'S INTERESTING, 'CAUSE, WEWERE GIVEN POWER AND AUTHORITY.
  • 00:23:09.147 --> 00:23:09.714
  • WERE GIVEN POWER AND AUTHORITY.AND YET, WE STILL HAVE
  • 00:23:09.714 --> 00:23:11.382
  • AND YET, WE STILL HAVECHARACTER ISSUES.
  • 00:23:11.382 --> 00:23:13.718
  • CHARACTER ISSUES.ISN'T IT INTERESTING?
  • 00:23:13.718 --> 00:23:14.585
  • ISN'T IT INTERESTING?LIKE, WE WERE RUNNING THE
  • 00:23:14.585 --> 00:23:16.154
  • LIKE, WE WERE RUNNING THEKINGDOM -- WE WOULD WANNA MAKE
  • 00:23:16.154 --> 00:23:16.988
  • KINGDOM -- WE WOULD WANNA MAKESURE EVERYONE GOT THEIR
  • 00:23:16.988 --> 00:23:18.256
  • SURE EVERYONE GOT THEIRCHARACTER FLAWS ALL SORTED OUT.
  • 00:23:18.256 --> 00:23:19.991
  • CHARACTER FLAWS ALL SORTED OUT.AND WHEN THEY HIT 99 YEARS OLD,
  • 00:23:19.991 --> 00:23:20.858
  • AND WHEN THEY HIT 99 YEARS OLD,'CAUSE THEY JUST MADE IT: OKAY,
  • 00:23:20.858 --> 00:23:22.260
  • 'CAUSE THEY JUST MADE IT: OKAY,NOW, HERE'S YOUR POWER
  • 00:23:22.260 --> 00:23:23.494
  • NOW, HERE'S YOUR POWERAND AUTHORITY.
  • 00:23:23.494 --> 00:23:24.395
  • AND AUTHORITY.YOU GOT TWO DAYS TO FIGURE IT
  • 00:23:24.395 --> 00:23:24.962
  • YOU GOT TWO DAYS TO FIGURE ITOUT BEFORE YOU...GO.
  • 00:23:24.962 --> 00:23:26.631
  • OUT BEFORE YOU...GO.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:23:26.631 --> 00:23:27.765
  • [LAUGHTER]NO, JESUS WAS LIKE: NO, I'M
  • 00:23:27.765 --> 00:23:28.766
  • NO, JESUS WAS LIKE: NO, I'MGONNA GIVE YOU POWER AND
  • 00:23:28.766 --> 00:23:29.901
  • GONNA GIVE YOU POWER ANDAUTHORITY BACK HERE AND WE'RE
  • 00:23:29.901 --> 00:23:31.202
  • AUTHORITY BACK HERE AND WE'REGONNA MATURE YOU, DEVELOP YOU,
  • 00:23:31.202 --> 00:23:32.470
  • GONNA MATURE YOU, DEVELOP YOU,WORK ON YOUR CHARACTER ISSUES.
  • 00:23:32.470 --> 00:23:33.337
  • WORK ON YOUR CHARACTER ISSUES.WE'RE GONNA WORK ON YOUR
  • 00:23:33.337 --> 00:23:34.105
  • WE'RE GONNA WORK ON YOURHEART ISSUE.
  • 00:23:34.105 --> 00:23:35.039
  • HEART ISSUE.WE'RE JUST GONNA-- WE'RE JUST
  • 00:23:35.039 --> 00:23:36.174
  • WE'RE JUST GONNA-- WE'RE JUSTGONNA SPEND OUR WHOLE LIFE
  • 00:23:36.174 --> 00:23:36.808
  • GONNA SPEND OUR WHOLE LIFEDOING THIS IF THAT'S WHAT
  • 00:23:36.808 --> 00:23:37.442
  • DOING THIS IF THAT'S WHATIT TAKES.
  • 00:23:37.442 --> 00:23:38.109
  • IT TAKES.WHY?
  • 00:23:38.109 --> 00:23:39.177
  • WHY?THAT'S THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD.
  • 00:23:39.177 --> 00:23:39.911
  • THAT'S THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD.THIS IS WHY WE HAVE SUCH A HARD
  • 00:23:39.911 --> 00:23:40.445
  • THIS IS WHY WE HAVE SUCH A HARDTIME WITH PEOPLE.
  • 00:23:40.445 --> 00:23:41.813
  • TIME WITH PEOPLE.LIKE: "HOW ARE THEY WALKING IN
  • 00:23:41.813 --> 00:23:43.948
  • LIKE: "HOW ARE THEY WALKING INTHAT ANOINTING WHEN I-- I KNOW
  • 00:23:43.948 --> 00:23:46.384
  • THAT ANOINTING WHEN I-- I KNOWWHAT'S GOING ON IN THEIR LIFE?"
  • 00:23:46.384 --> 00:23:48.920
  • WHAT'S GOING ON IN THEIR LIFE?"THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD
  • 00:23:48.920 --> 00:23:49.687
  • THE AGAPE LOVE OF GODDOES THAT.
  • 00:23:49.687 --> 00:23:50.721
  • DOES THAT.IT GIVES POWER AND AUTHORITY.
  • 00:23:50.721 --> 00:23:52.657
  • IT GIVES POWER AND AUTHORITY.IT BREAKS ALL THE RULES.
  • 00:23:52.657 --> 00:23:54.158
  • IT BREAKS ALL THE RULES.THIS STORY IS A-- IS AN
  • 00:23:54.158 --> 00:23:56.828
  • THIS STORY IS A-- IS ANINCREDIBLE PARALLEL TO WHAT
  • 00:23:56.828 --> 00:23:59.263
  • INCREDIBLE PARALLEL TO WHATJESUS CHRIST DID.
  • 00:23:59.263 --> 00:24:01.265
  • JESUS CHRIST DID.HE BROKE EVERY RULE IN
  • 00:24:01.265 --> 00:24:01.899
  • HE BROKE EVERY RULE INTHE BOOK.
  • 00:24:01.899 --> 00:24:04.135
  • THE BOOK.HE BROKE ALL THE RULES -- IN
  • 00:24:04.135 --> 00:24:05.803
  • HE BROKE ALL THE RULES -- INHIS THREE YEARS OF MINISTRY,
  • 00:24:05.803 --> 00:24:07.572
  • HIS THREE YEARS OF MINISTRY,AND THEN HE BROKE ALL THE RULES
  • 00:24:07.572 --> 00:24:08.639
  • AND THEN HE BROKE ALL THE RULESBY DYING ON THE CROSS.
  • 00:24:08.639 --> 00:24:09.574
  • BY DYING ON THE CROSS.IT WASN'T SUPPOSED TO HAPPEN
  • 00:24:09.574 --> 00:24:10.241
  • IT WASN'T SUPPOSED TO HAPPENTHAT WAY.
  • 00:24:10.241 --> 00:24:12.810
  • THAT WAY.IT WASN'T SUPPOSED TO CHANGE
  • 00:24:12.810 --> 00:24:14.479
  • IT WASN'T SUPPOSED TO CHANGEEVERYTHING ACCORDING TO THE
  • 00:24:14.479 --> 00:24:15.346
  • EVERYTHING ACCORDING TO THECULTURE OF THAT DAY.
  • 00:24:15.346 --> 00:24:16.447
  • CULTURE OF THAT DAY."THIS GUY IS JUST DYING
  • 00:24:16.447 --> 00:24:16.914
  • "THIS GUY IS JUST DYINGON THE CROSS."
  • 00:24:16.914 --> 00:24:18.950
  • ON THE CROSS."BUT NO ONE KNEW THAT HIS VERY
  • 00:24:18.950 --> 00:24:20.384
  • BUT NO ONE KNEW THAT HIS VERYACT WOULD BREAK EVERY
  • 00:24:20.384 --> 00:24:23.221
  • ACT WOULD BREAK EVERYRULE IN EXISTENCE.
  • 00:24:23.221 --> 00:24:25.356
  • RULE IN EXISTENCE.EVERY LAW, EVERY NATURAL--
  • 00:24:25.356 --> 00:24:26.324
  • EVERY LAW, EVERY NATURAL--EVERYTHING WOULD SHIFT IN THAT
  • 00:24:26.324 --> 00:24:27.725
  • EVERYTHING WOULD SHIFT IN THATMOMENT BECAUSE HE BROKE
  • 00:24:27.725 --> 00:24:29.494
  • MOMENT BECAUSE HE BROKEALL THE RULES.
  • 00:24:29.494 --> 00:24:31.696
  • ALL THE RULES.HE DISRUPTED SOMETHING.
  • 00:24:31.696 --> 00:24:34.065
  • HE DISRUPTED SOMETHING.HE HAD AN INTIMATE DISRUPTION.
  • 00:24:34.065 --> 00:24:36.300
  • HE HAD AN INTIMATE DISRUPTION.AND THE STORY GOES LIKE THIS:
  • 00:24:36.300 --> 00:24:37.735
  • AND THE STORY GOES LIKE THIS:THE FATHER BRINGS HIM HOME...
  • 00:24:37.735 --> 00:24:39.003
  • THE FATHER BRINGS HIM HOME...AND I'M NOT GONNA TELL YOU THE
  • 00:24:39.003 --> 00:24:39.937
  • AND I'M NOT GONNA TELL YOU THEREST OF THE STORY.
  • 00:24:39.937 --> 00:24:40.838
  • REST OF THE STORY.LET'S TALK ABOUT THE
  • 00:24:40.838 --> 00:24:41.305
  • LET'S TALK ABOUT THEOLDER BROTHER.
  • 00:24:41.305 --> 00:24:42.039
  • OLDER BROTHER.I DON'T WANNA TALK ABOUT
  • 00:24:42.039 --> 00:24:42.640
  • I DON'T WANNA TALK ABOUTHIM TODAY.
  • 00:24:42.640 --> 00:24:43.608
  • HIM TODAY.THAT'S FOR ANOTHER TIME.
  • 00:24:43.608 --> 00:24:45.877
  • THAT'S FOR ANOTHER TIME.I WANNA CHALLENGE YOU TODAY:
  • 00:24:45.877 --> 00:24:46.878
  • I WANNA CHALLENGE YOU TODAY:THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD IS
  • 00:24:46.878 --> 00:24:47.512
  • THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD ISCOMING AFTER YOU.
  • 00:24:47.512 --> 00:24:49.547
  • COMING AFTER YOU.YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOU
  • 00:24:49.547 --> 00:24:51.148
  • YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOUCAN'T HIDE.
  • 00:24:51.148 --> 00:24:54.018
  • CAN'T HIDE.YOU CAN SPEND EVERYTHING YOU'VE
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  • YOU CAN SPEND EVERYTHING YOU'VEEVER BEEN GIVEN, BUT THERE WILL
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  • EVER BEEN GIVEN, BUT THERE WILLCOME A POINT: IT WILL
  • 00:24:56.220 --> 00:24:58.789
  • COME A POINT: IT WILLEMBRACE YOU.
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  • EMBRACE YOU.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]THERE WILL COME A POINT WHERE
  • 00:25:00.391 --> 00:25:02.260
  • THERE WILL COME A POINT WHERETHE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD WILL
  • 00:25:02.260 --> 00:25:04.929
  • THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD WILLCOMPLETELY REORGANIZE, REORIENT
  • 00:25:04.929 --> 00:25:06.797
  • COMPLETELY REORGANIZE, REORIENTYOU BACK TO WHAT IT ACTUALLY
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  • YOU BACK TO WHAT IT ACTUALLYMEANS TO BE A SON AND A
  • 00:25:07.732 --> 00:25:08.499
  • MEANS TO BE A SON AND ADAUGHTER.
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  • DAUGHTER.WHY DON'T YOU STAND?
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  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: ONE THING
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  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: ONE THINGMORE THAN ANY OTHER TENDS TO
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  • MORE THAN ANY OTHER TENDS TOHOLD GOD'S PEOPLE BACK FROM
  • 00:25:16.707 --> 00:25:17.808
  • HOLD GOD'S PEOPLE BACK FROMRECEIVING BREAKTHROUGHS AND
  • 00:25:17.808 --> 00:25:18.743
  • RECEIVING BREAKTHROUGHS ANDMIRACLES FROM HIM: A DISTORTED
  • 00:25:18.743 --> 00:25:22.713
  • THAT'S WHY THE SERIES, BY
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  • THAT'S WHY THE SERIES, BYBETHEL TEACHERS BILL AND ERIC
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  • BETHEL TEACHERS BILL AND ERICJOHNSON, "HIS LOVE IS GOOD,"
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  • JOHNSON, "HIS LOVE IS GOOD,"IS SO IMPORTANT.
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  • IS SO IMPORTANT.AND, RIGHT NOW, THIS
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  • AND, RIGHT NOW, THISFOUR-MESSAGE SERIES ON CD IS
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  • FOUR-MESSAGE SERIES ON CD ISYOURS IN THANKS FOR ANY GIFT OF
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  • YOURS IN THANKS FOR ANY GIFT OFSUPPORT FOR THE OUTREACHES
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  • AND IF YOU'RE ABLE TO SHARE A
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  • AND IF YOU'RE ABLE TO SHARE AGIFT OF $115 OR MORE, WE'LL
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  • GIFT OF $115 OR MORE, WE'LLALSO SEND YOU "THE GOODNESS OF
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  • ALSO SEND YOU "THE GOODNESS OFGOD," FIVE EYE-OPENING MESSAGES
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  • GOD," FIVE EYE-OPENING MESSAGESON DVD; PLUS BILL JOHNSON'S
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  • ON DVD; PLUS BILL JOHNSON'SPOWERFUL BOOK "GOD IS GOOD."
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  • POWERFUL BOOK "GOD IS GOOD."- BILL: GOD'S HEART IS
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  • - BILL: GOD'S HEART ISONE HUNDRED PERCENT SET ON
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  • ONE HUNDRED PERCENT SET ONRESTORING EVERY BROKEN AND LOST
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  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: YOUR CONCEPT
  • 00:25:57.248 --> 00:25:57.982
  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: YOUR CONCEPTOF GOD DEFINES YOUR REALITY AND
  • 00:25:57.982 --> 00:25:59.183
  • SO, CALL OR GO ONLINE, NOW, TO
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  • SO, CALL OR GO ONLINE, NOW, TOSHARE A GIFT AND REQUEST THESE
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  • SHARE A GIFT AND REQUEST THESEPOWERFUL RESOURCES.
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  • POWERFUL RESOURCES.CALL: 800-339-1601.
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  • CALL: 800-339-1601.OR SHARE YOUR GIFT ONLINE AT:
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  • [SOUND OF CHOPPING]
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  • [SOUND OF CHOPPING]♪ GOD, OUR FATHER ♪
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  • ♪ GOD, OUR FATHER ♪♪ LORD OF ALL ♪
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  • ♪ LORD OF ALL ♪[GIGGLES]
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  • [GIGGLES][CLATTERING]
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  • [CLATTERING][LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]- MAMA, CAN YOU DANCE WITH ME?
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  • - MAMA, CAN YOU DANCE WITH ME?- MOTHER: OH, OF COURSE, BABE!
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  • - MOTHER: OH, OF COURSE, BABE!OH...YEAH...
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  • OH...YEAH...[MIRTHFUL SOUNDS]
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  • [MIRTHFUL SOUNDS][VOCALIZING]
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  • - BILL: THE GOSPEL OF JESUS
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  • - BILL: THE GOSPEL OF JESUSCHRIST IS GOOD NEWS.
  • 00:26:45.296 --> 00:26:46.731
  • CHRIST IS GOOD NEWS.IT'S THE FACT THAT JESUS
  • 00:26:46.731 --> 00:26:48.366
  • IT'S THE FACT THAT JESUSACTUALLY TOOK OUR PLACE IN
  • 00:26:48.366 --> 00:26:50.668
  • ACTUALLY TOOK OUR PLACE INPUNISHMENT FOR SIN SO THAT WE
  • 00:26:50.668 --> 00:26:51.969
  • PUNISHMENT FOR SIN SO THAT WECOULD STEP INTO HIS PLACE
  • 00:26:51.969 --> 00:26:53.004
  • COULD STEP INTO HIS PLACEOF ETERNAL LIFE.
  • 00:26:53.004 --> 00:26:54.739
  • OF ETERNAL LIFE.AND I INVITE YOU NOW JUST TO
  • 00:26:54.739 --> 00:26:56.674
  • AND I INVITE YOU NOW JUST TOTURN YOUR HEART TO THE LORD
  • 00:26:56.674 --> 00:26:58.576
  • TURN YOUR HEART TO THE LORDJESUS AND SAY: I RECEIVE YOU AS
  • 00:26:58.576 --> 00:27:00.578
  • JESUS AND SAY: I RECEIVE YOU ASMY LORD AND SAVIOR.
  • 00:27:00.578 --> 00:27:02.647
  • MY LORD AND SAVIOR.I TURN FROM EVERY PART OF MY
  • 00:27:02.647 --> 00:27:03.648
  • I TURN FROM EVERY PART OF MYLIFE THAT DOESN'T HONOR YOU AND
  • 00:27:03.648 --> 00:27:05.983
  • LIFE THAT DOESN'T HONOR YOU ANDI LIVE PURPOSEFULLY TO SERVE
  • 00:27:05.983 --> 00:27:08.386
  • I LIVE PURPOSEFULLY TO SERVEYOU, TO HONOR YOU, AND TO
  • 00:27:08.386 --> 00:27:09.820
  • YOU, TO HONOR YOU, AND TOCELEBRATE WHO YOU ARE AS MY
  • 00:27:09.820 --> 00:27:12.623
  • [MUSIC]
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